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