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