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