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