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