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