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