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