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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. Valproic acid For instance, valproic acid while one collar may be used to guide your dog, valproic acid another may be used for restraining him/her, valproic acid while still another may be used to discourage the development of negative behaviors.

Valproic acid The following is a list of training collars that can be used for dog training, valproic acid but are not the ideal choice for training a Puggle -

Valproic acid Prong Collar – This is a collar comprised of metal prongs that are linked together. Valproic acid When pressure is applied to the collar with the leash, valproic acid the dog receives a slight pinch on their neck. Valproic acid This pinch doesn’t hurt the dog, valproic acid 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. Valproic acid There is a correct way to apply the prong collar, valproic acid which should be learned before being used on a dog.

Valproic acid The prong collar is not recommended for dogs that have a tendency to pull on the leash, valproic acid and is a little extreme for Puggle training as they are only small dogs.

Valproic acid 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. Valproic acid The theory for this collar is that if the owner can control the dog’s head, valproic acid the body must follow the resulting movement. Valproic acid When the leash is pulled, valproic acid the halter closes the dog’s mouth and restrains his/her head.

Valproic acid 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.

Valproic acid Electronic Collar – Just as the name implies, valproic acid an electronic collar is designed to give the dog harmless shocks when he/she is exhibiting behaviors the owner disapproves of. Valproic acid However, valproic acid these collars have adjustable settings, valproic acid and if the setting is too high, valproic acid you can hurt the dog. Valproic acid Therefore, valproic acid this type of collar should only be used by experienced trainers and really isn’t necessary for a Puggle.

Valproic acid As you can see, valproic acid the above dog collars are too harsh for training a small dog like a Puggle. Valproic acid Therefore, valproic acid the fact remains that when it comes to Puggle training, valproic acid a standard, valproic acid durable leather or nylon collar or harness are perfect for training and keeping your dog under control.