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