Tag: behavioral science

E-Collars for Dog Training: In the Spirit of Valentines Day

E-Collars for Dog Training   Using e-collars for dog training is often a common debate among dog owners and trainers. I have seen a few petitions in the past about banning e-collars and prong collars, a shop owner being targeted at Crofts in a campaign to slander and harass his company for even selling such tools. I saw a petition to not allow dogs wearing certain tools such as e-collars, be allowed at a dog event in a public parkRead more “E-Collars for Dog Training: In the Spirit of Valentines Day”

Flyswatters and Shock Collars: A Question of Effective Dog Training Methods?

Effective Dog Training Methods How do you define effective dog training methods? I know in the professional world we often get caught up in the scientific discussions of punishment and reinforcement and what constitutes effective use of each. That path of discussion can often lead to heated opinions of the necessity of punishment and for me that brings up the topic of the versatility of a remote collars. Are they only a tool of punishment as some assert? More importantly,Read more “Flyswatters and Shock Collars: A Question of Effective Dog Training Methods?”