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

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

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

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

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

Progesterone 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.

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

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