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