Every Dog Owner Should Know About This New Shock Collar Study

There are many responsibilities associated with , and providing adequate and effective training is right at the top of the list. Training the dog properly not only makes them easier to care for, but it also serves to protect them and keep them out of harm’s way. Fortunately for owners, there is a wealth of information on dog ownership and training, and many different experts have shared their insights on the topic. In fact, there are specific outlines to follow when potty training the dog, and there are even nutritional guidelines and vitamin supplements that can help keep dogs healthy and extend their lives. However, no two dogs are exactly the same, and therefore training needs can differ even between dogs of the same litter. Furthermore, a dog’s behavior is directly tied to their environment, so the owner must keep this in mind as well when determining the best way to modify a dog’s behavior. Dog owners who have exhausted traditional methods of training and are in need of a more drastic approach can turn to . These training collars condition the dog to avoid negative behaviors by teaching them to associate certain actions with an electronic shock, and these devices can be very effective if used appropriately. Owners looking to purchase and use a shock collar should learn about the three most common types on the market and understand the ways the collars should and should not be used when training their pet.

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Comparing the effects of shock collars with other electrical stimulation products, Dr. Dieter Klein has stated that, "Modern devices ... are in a range in which normally no organic damage is being inflicted. The electric properties and performances of the modern low current remote stimulation devices ... are comparable to the electric stimulation devices used in human medicine. Organic damage, as a direct impact of the applied current, can be excluded.” Shock of this nature carries little energy (on the order of millijoules, 1 millijoule = 0.001 ). "At 0.914 joules the electric muscle stimulation and contractions a human receives from an 'abdominal energizer' fitness product is exponentially stronger — more than 1,724 times stronger— than the impulse a dog receives from a pet containment collar set at its highest level.".

And Tom, do your dogs still wear shock collars?

Training dogs with help of the shock collar: short and long term behavioural effects - When I was doing my research into shock collars, I came across a study by Steiss (2007). This study shows that there was no significant difference between spray collars and shock collars in preventing dog barking.

The Science of Dog Training: Is It Okay To Use A Shock Collar?

I have trained several dogs and have never considered using a shock collar till now. I’m at the end of my rope. I can’t leave the house or get a decent night’s sleep. I rescued a 1yo Weimaraner, a beautiful boy who was injured, abused, and mistreated by a former owner. He is a wonderful animal who deserves a great home.

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