I often advise students in my professional e-collar training course to “Trust the Process.” Learning to persist is one of the bigger challenges I see people struggle with. We live in an age of instant gratification. And while e-collar training has played a role in helping people speed up seeing results, it has also falsely mesmerized people into believing changing behavior will always come fast and easy. E-collars help us gain off leash reliability. They are an enormous advantage toRead more “E-collar Training: Pressure vs Confusion”
Your Own Personal Remote Collar Dog Training Guide If you are looking for a remote collar dog training guide to help start the training process with your dog, here are some suggestions: First off, if you can, find a professional trainer in your area that has experience with this tool. An experienced pro can help you through the remote collar conditioning process and get you on your way to enjoying off-leash adventures with your dog. If you are trying toRead more “Just Right! Remote Collar Dog Training Guide Two-Volume DVD Set”
Dispensing dog training help and advice has been high on my list of priorities for a long time, but you probably can’t tell it from my presence (or lack of!) here on my own blog!! I have a good excuse. I’ve spent much of my time this past year writing and filming for my friends at Gun Dog Supply. Together we’re creating some awesome dog training tips through a series of articles and videos. It’s FREE stuff, so how coolRead more “Dog Training Help: New Resource”
One of the many reasons I like training with an electronic dog collar is because I believe it is a quicker path to off leash freedom for a dog. Rather than using the tool as a “shock collar” and punishing a dog for none compliance, myself and many other professional dog trainers world-wide are using e-collar stimulation as a prompt to gain a dogs attention in the midst of distractions. Once the tap on the shoulder gets the dogs attentionRead more “Here they come!”
Today I thought I would share a question from a fellow dog lover about e-collar training and the concept of a dog becoming collar wise. This is always an interesting topic and helps lead all of us to better training habits. My answer is below, but please share your thoughts as well.
The idea of using an electronic collar for dog training conjures up many emotions in people. For those who have had negative experiences or no experience at all, it typically goes hand in hand with ideas of pain or fear. This is understandable given that most people
The following, was originally posted on August 18, 2010 by Sarah Smith of Paws N Motion in St. Paul, MN. I’ve asked permission to share it here on The Truth About Shock Collars. I think you will enjoy Sarah’s intelligent writing and interesting viewpoint on remote training collars and their use in dog training.
Aggression in Dogs: Can an E-Collar Help? Robin, I was wondering if you use e collars in dealing with aggression in dogs? If so I was wondering if you can shed some light on the subject. I also wanted to take a minute to say thank you. Your information has really changed the entire way that I go about e collar training. I can not thank you enough! Thanks, Tony The question above came to me a couple days agoRead more “Can Aggression in Dogs Be Fixed with an E-Collar?”