Dog Shock Collars – The Good And The Bad: Here Is Why You Should Never Use Shock Collars

Posted by Sughra Hafeez in Health and Fitness On 8th February 2018

Shock training can be a very hot topic within the dog community. Many swear by its efficacy, while others denounce it as cruel and abusive.


Pros of Shock Collars For Dogs

With a remote dog training collar, you can correct behavior at a distance with ease. The dog quickly learns commands off the leash and away from the trainer’s direct control, which is especially useful for dogs who are unresponsive to voice or sound commands.


These collars are primarily used to train dogs to stay within a property.

With it, dogs learn to observe boundaries and limitations based on the installed ifences. Putting a stop to excessive barking is also resolved with the help of this pet equipment. The dog will feel a mild correction when he begins barking and the frequency may increase as he gets louder and louder.

These devices get the dog’s attention very quickly and get the desired results fast

The wider range of stimulation levels enables pet owners to find the “right” settings for each dog—the level that the dog will respect, yet one that is humane and not fear-inducing

A shock collar can be a cheaper alternative to a professional dog trainer or a fence.

Shock collars range from $25 to about $200, depending on features such as remote control, adjustable warning/shock levels, a range of distances (usually 30 to 400 yards), and the number of collars included.


Some electronic dog collars have an optional vibration.

he vibration can be used for dogs with hearing difficulties. In such cases, it is not always necessary to use the shock feature of the collar at all.

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