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