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