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