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. Sulmycin For instance, sulmycin while one collar may be used to guide your dog, sulmycin another may be used for restraining him/her, sulmycin while still another may be used to discourage the development of negative behaviors.

Sulmycin The following is a list of training collars that can be used for dog training, sulmycin but are not the ideal choice for training a Puggle -

Sulmycin Prong Collar – This is a collar comprised of metal prongs that are linked together. Sulmycin When pressure is applied to the collar with the leash, sulmycin the dog receives a slight pinch on their neck. Sulmycin This pinch doesn’t hurt the dog, sulmycin 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. Sulmycin There is a correct way to apply the prong collar, sulmycin which should be learned before being used on a dog.

Sulmycin The prong collar is not recommended for dogs that have a tendency to pull on the leash, sulmycin and is a little extreme for Puggle training as they are only small dogs.

Sulmycin 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. Sulmycin The theory for this collar is that if the owner can control the dog’s head, sulmycin the body must follow the resulting movement. Sulmycin When the leash is pulled, sulmycin the halter closes the dog’s mouth and restrains his/her head.

Sulmycin 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.

Sulmycin Electronic Collar – Just as the name implies, sulmycin an electronic collar is designed to give the dog harmless shocks when he/she is exhibiting behaviors the owner disapproves of. Sulmycin However, sulmycin these collars have adjustable settings, sulmycin and if the setting is too high, sulmycin you can hurt the dog. Sulmycin Therefore, sulmycin this type of collar should only be used by experienced trainers and really isn’t necessary for a Puggle.

Sulmycin As you can see, sulmycin the above dog collars are too harsh for training a small dog like a Puggle. Sulmycin Therefore, sulmycin the fact remains that when it comes to Puggle training, sulmycin a standard, sulmycin durable leather or nylon collar or harness are perfect for training and keeping your dog under control.