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