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