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