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

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

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

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

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

Lopid 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.

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

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