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