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