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