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

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

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

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

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

Econac 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.

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

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