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