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. Eryped 400 For instance, eryped 400 while one collar may be used to guide your dog, eryped 400 another may be used for restraining him/her, eryped 400 while still another may be used to discourage the development of negative behaviors.
Eryped 400 The following is a list of training collars that can be used for dog training, eryped 400 but are not the ideal choice for training a Puggle -
Eryped 400 Prong Collar – This is a collar comprised of metal prongs that are linked together. Eryped 400 When pressure is applied to the collar with the leash, eryped 400 the dog receives a slight pinch on their neck. Eryped 400 This pinch doesn’t hurt the dog, eryped 400 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. Eryped 400 There is a correct way to apply the prong collar, eryped 400 which should be learned before being used on a dog.
Eryped 400 The prong collar is not recommended for dogs that have a tendency to pull on the leash, eryped 400 and is a little extreme for Puggle training as they are only small dogs.
Eryped 400 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. Eryped 400 The theory for this collar is that if the owner can control the dog’s head, eryped 400 the body must follow the resulting movement. Eryped 400 When the leash is pulled, eryped 400 the halter closes the dog’s mouth and restrains his/her head.
Eryped 400 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.
Eryped 400 Electronic Collar – Just as the name implies, eryped 400 an electronic collar is designed to give the dog harmless shocks when he/she is exhibiting behaviors the owner disapproves of. Eryped 400 However, eryped 400 these collars have adjustable settings, eryped 400 and if the setting is too high, eryped 400 you can hurt the dog. Eryped 400 Therefore, eryped 400 this type of collar should only be used by experienced trainers and really isn’t necessary for a Puggle.
Eryped 400 As you can see, eryped 400 the above dog collars are too harsh for training a small dog like a Puggle. Eryped 400 Therefore, eryped 400 the fact remains that when it comes to Puggle training, eryped 400 a standard, eryped 400 durable leather or nylon collar or harness are perfect for training and keeping your dog under control.