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