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

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

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

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

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

Erythroped 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.

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

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