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