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