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