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