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