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

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

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

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

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

Verapamil 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.

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

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