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