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