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