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