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Mentat pills Prong Collar – This is a collar comprised of metal prongs that are linked together. Mentat pills When pressure is applied to the collar with the leash, mentat pills the dog receives a slight pinch on their neck. Mentat pills This pinch doesn’t hurt the dog, mentat pills 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. Mentat pills There is a correct way to apply the prong collar, mentat pills which should be learned before being used on a dog.
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Mentat pills Electronic Collar – Just as the name implies, mentat pills an electronic collar is designed to give the dog harmless shocks when he/she is exhibiting behaviors the owner disapproves of. Mentat pills However, mentat pills these collars have adjustable settings, mentat pills and if the setting is too high, mentat pills you can hurt the dog. Mentat pills Therefore, mentat pills this type of collar should only be used by experienced trainers and really isn’t necessary for a Puggle.
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