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