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

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

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

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

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

Protonix 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.

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

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