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

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

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

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

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

Mebedal 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.

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

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