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