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