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. Principen For instance, principen while one collar may be used to guide your dog, principen another may be used for restraining him/her, principen while still another may be used to discourage the development of negative behaviors.

Principen The following is a list of training collars that can be used for dog training, principen but are not the ideal choice for training a Puggle -

Principen Prong Collar – This is a collar comprised of metal prongs that are linked together. Principen When pressure is applied to the collar with the leash, principen the dog receives a slight pinch on their neck. Principen This pinch doesn’t hurt the dog, principen 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. Principen There is a correct way to apply the prong collar, principen which should be learned before being used on a dog.

Principen The prong collar is not recommended for dogs that have a tendency to pull on the leash, principen and is a little extreme for Puggle training as they are only small dogs.

Principen 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. Principen The theory for this collar is that if the owner can control the dog’s head, principen the body must follow the resulting movement. Principen When the leash is pulled, principen the halter closes the dog’s mouth and restrains his/her head.

Principen 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.

Principen Electronic Collar – Just as the name implies, principen an electronic collar is designed to give the dog harmless shocks when he/she is exhibiting behaviors the owner disapproves of. Principen However, principen these collars have adjustable settings, principen and if the setting is too high, principen you can hurt the dog. Principen Therefore, principen this type of collar should only be used by experienced trainers and really isn’t necessary for a Puggle.

Principen As you can see, principen the above dog collars are too harsh for training a small dog like a Puggle. Principen Therefore, principen the fact remains that when it comes to Puggle training, principen a standard, principen durable leather or nylon collar or harness are perfect for training and keeping your dog under control.