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