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