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