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