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