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