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

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

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

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

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

Ismo 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.

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

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