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Police K9 Trainer Responds to Negative Views on Electronic Collar Training

One Veterinarian’s opinion on electronic collar training or “shock collars” caused this Police K9 Trainer to speak out. (Letter included in this article) By Suzanne Eviston Eviston is a police K-9 officer and trainer Hi Diane et al, I also found that letter very interesting. I can’t keep my mouth closed about this one – […]

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A Veterinarian’s Take on Sit Means Sit Shock Collars

Point, Counterpoint and Common Sense: A veterinarian’s take on Sit Means Sit shock collars By Toni Drugmand The Veterinarian on “shock collars” In an article in PET WORLD Magazine entitled “Vets on Behavior Proclaim, Never use shock collar: How to choose a dog trainer,” author Steve Dale quotes veterinary behaviorist Dr. Karen Overall.“”You wouldn’t send […]

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Remote Collars: Why They Should Be Left On

Remote collars are most effective when left on. by Fred Hassen Since training people to use electronic collars is something that I do as a profession, I am constantly asked questions such as, “”Doesn’t the dog become Collar wise?”; or “”Shouldn’t I just use it when a problem arises that cannot be fixed by other […]

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Sit Means Sit Dog Training: How does the dog perform without the collar on?

Sit Means Sit founder explains that it’s the dog training, not the collar that makes our program effective. by Fred Hassen I’d like to address a subject that is often brought up by dog trainers and dog handlers: “How does the dog perform without the collar on? Many people are under the mistaken belief that […]

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Remote Collar Training: How it works and why it’s good for your dog

Remote Collar Training is extremely successful and gives your dog confidence. Toni Drugmand is certified with honors as a remote collar specialist in Arizona. The remote collars we refer to today are collars that allow you to handle a remote hand-held device that emits a mild pulse of electronic stimulation under your control. It is a […]

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The Facts About Modern Electronic Training Devices for Dogs

Today’s technology is surprisingly subtle, more effective “We recognize that older products were often unreliable and difficult to use humanely. But we feel that new technology employed by responsible manufacturers has led to products that can be and are being used safely and effectively to preserve the safety and well-being of many dogs and strengthen […]

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