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