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