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