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