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