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

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

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

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

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

Inderalici 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.

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

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