Did you know that there is more than just a standard collar you can use for Puggle training? Different collars are designed to have diverse effects on a dog. Diabex For instance, diabex while one collar may be used to guide your dog, diabex another may be used for restraining him/her, diabex while still another may be used to discourage the development of negative behaviors.
Diabex The following is a list of training collars that can be used for dog training, diabex but are not the ideal choice for training a Puggle -
Diabex Prong Collar – This is a collar comprised of metal prongs that are linked together. Diabex When pressure is applied to the collar with the leash, diabex the dog receives a slight pinch on their neck. Diabex This pinch doesn’t hurt the dog, diabex as it has been designed to replicate the effect the mother dog’s teeth would have on her pup as she picked him/her up by the scruff of the neck. Diabex There is a correct way to apply the prong collar, diabex which should be learned before being used on a dog.
Diabex The prong collar is not recommended for dogs that have a tendency to pull on the leash, diabex and is a little extreme for Puggle training as they are only small dogs.
Diabex Head Halters – This type of collar is designed to fit on your dog’s head and is meant to restrain the movements of your pet. Diabex The theory for this collar is that if the owner can control the dog’s head, diabex the body must follow the resulting movement. Diabex When the leash is pulled, diabex the halter closes the dog’s mouth and restrains his/her head.
Diabex This is another collar that is not necessary for Puggle training as Puggles are not aggressive dogs and are not prone to lunging and biting.
Diabex Electronic Collar – Just as the name implies, diabex an electronic collar is designed to give the dog harmless shocks when he/she is exhibiting behaviors the owner disapproves of. Diabex However, diabex these collars have adjustable settings, diabex and if the setting is too high, diabex you can hurt the dog. Diabex Therefore, diabex this type of collar should only be used by experienced trainers and really isn’t necessary for a Puggle.
Diabex As you can see, diabex the above dog collars are too harsh for training a small dog like a Puggle. Diabex Therefore, diabex the fact remains that when it comes to Puggle training, diabex a standard, diabex durable leather or nylon collar or harness are perfect for training and keeping your dog under control.