The PetSafe Ultrasonic Pet Trainer is a lot like a remote shock collar , except no collar is needed and instead of a static shock correction it uses sonic tone. One problem that occurs with this use of the collar is that most trainers stimulate the dog a few times and then put the collar away.
Finally, a pair of trainers who belonged to the Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT), a UK-based group opposed to the use of shock collars, worked with Group C. The training period in all cases lasted five days, with two fifteen-minute sessions per day. In other words, you can shock a dog all you want, but if it can’t make the association between the pain and its own barking, then it will never learn to stop. Our vibration training collars use a varying pattern of vibration to surprise your dog.
The dog inside that containment area wears a Blingdogcollars.net receiver and, if he/she goes near or past the boundary, they receive a shock. The problem is not that Shock Collars exist or that there is a small percentage of dogs that genuinely do require use of them. There is no nationwide ban on Shock Collars yet, but most Australian states have restrictions and prohibitions in place when dealing with devices that use static correction products on animals.
If you’d like to add your name to the growing list of professional dog trainers, behavior consultants, pet parents and others who want to take a stand against the use of electric shock collars for training dogs and controlling their behavior, please CLICK HERE to sign up. The researchers did not decide the level at which the shock collars were set. I recently had a man insist that shock collars were very effective “if you know what you’re doing.” In my experience, if a trainer really knows what they’re doing, they would never need to rely on shock collars to mask poor training skill.
But after personal experience with the use of a shock collar and the problems I have seen that occurred after clients have used them, in addition to the success I have seen and experienced using positive training methods, it is evident that shock collars are not a quick fix for the average dog owner and, more importantly, not necessary to change even serious problem behaviors.