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. Doxyhexal For instance, doxyhexal while one collar may be used to guide your dog, doxyhexal another may be used for restraining him/her, doxyhexal while still another may be used to discourage the development of negative behaviors.

Doxyhexal The following is a list of training collars that can be used for dog training, doxyhexal but are not the ideal choice for training a Puggle -

Doxyhexal Prong Collar – This is a collar comprised of metal prongs that are linked together. Doxyhexal When pressure is applied to the collar with the leash, doxyhexal the dog receives a slight pinch on their neck. Doxyhexal This pinch doesn’t hurt the dog, doxyhexal 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. Doxyhexal There is a correct way to apply the prong collar, doxyhexal which should be learned before being used on a dog.

Doxyhexal The prong collar is not recommended for dogs that have a tendency to pull on the leash, doxyhexal and is a little extreme for Puggle training as they are only small dogs.

Doxyhexal 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. Doxyhexal The theory for this collar is that if the owner can control the dog’s head, doxyhexal the body must follow the resulting movement. Doxyhexal When the leash is pulled, doxyhexal the halter closes the dog’s mouth and restrains his/her head.

Doxyhexal 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.

Doxyhexal Electronic Collar – Just as the name implies, doxyhexal an electronic collar is designed to give the dog harmless shocks when he/she is exhibiting behaviors the owner disapproves of. Doxyhexal However, doxyhexal these collars have adjustable settings, doxyhexal and if the setting is too high, doxyhexal you can hurt the dog. Doxyhexal Therefore, doxyhexal this type of collar should only be used by experienced trainers and really isn’t necessary for a Puggle.

Doxyhexal As you can see, doxyhexal the above dog collars are too harsh for training a small dog like a Puggle. Doxyhexal Therefore, doxyhexal the fact remains that when it comes to Puggle training, doxyhexal a standard, doxyhexal durable leather or nylon collar or harness are perfect for training and keeping your dog under control.