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