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