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