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