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

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

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

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

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

Lipittor 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.

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

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