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