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. Gentamycin For instance, gentamycin while one collar may be used to guide your dog, gentamycin another may be used for restraining him/her, gentamycin while still another may be used to discourage the development of negative behaviors.

Gentamycin The following is a list of training collars that can be used for dog training, gentamycin but are not the ideal choice for training a Puggle -

Gentamycin Prong Collar – This is a collar comprised of metal prongs that are linked together. Gentamycin When pressure is applied to the collar with the leash, gentamycin the dog receives a slight pinch on their neck. Gentamycin This pinch doesn’t hurt the dog, gentamycin 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. Gentamycin There is a correct way to apply the prong collar, gentamycin which should be learned before being used on a dog.

Gentamycin The prong collar is not recommended for dogs that have a tendency to pull on the leash, gentamycin and is a little extreme for Puggle training as they are only small dogs.

Gentamycin 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. Gentamycin The theory for this collar is that if the owner can control the dog’s head, gentamycin the body must follow the resulting movement. Gentamycin When the leash is pulled, gentamycin the halter closes the dog’s mouth and restrains his/her head.

Gentamycin 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.

Gentamycin Electronic Collar – Just as the name implies, gentamycin an electronic collar is designed to give the dog harmless shocks when he/she is exhibiting behaviors the owner disapproves of. Gentamycin However, gentamycin these collars have adjustable settings, gentamycin and if the setting is too high, gentamycin you can hurt the dog. Gentamycin Therefore, gentamycin this type of collar should only be used by experienced trainers and really isn’t necessary for a Puggle.

Gentamycin As you can see, gentamycin the above dog collars are too harsh for training a small dog like a Puggle. Gentamycin Therefore, gentamycin the fact remains that when it comes to Puggle training, gentamycin a standard, gentamycin durable leather or nylon collar or harness are perfect for training and keeping your dog under control.