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What do you think about remote dog training collars?

  The main reason I started The Truth About Shock Collars blog was to share information with potential remote collar users. I want to provide insight that I have gained, share experiences from other trainers and most importantly share experience and opinions from other pet owners who decided to go the route of training with a remote dog training collar. Because the big picture goal is to rid ourselves of the term and idea of a pain inducing “shock collar”Read more “What do you think about remote dog training collars?”

Using a remote collar to help teach a Place command

Here is a recent video of some “place” training. This is a 5 month old Labradoodle who was in for a Board and Train program for basic off leash obedience and manners. We’re using a combination of tools including the remote training collar and treats to mark moments of behavior, just like a game of hot and cold. The meaning of the Place command is that 4 paws should remain on the bed. The dog has a choice of sitting,Read more “Using a remote collar to help teach a Place command”

Dog owners in Berkeley area finding great results with electronic dog collar training

Another happy customer of Steve Bettcher and The Dog Squad. Another dog lover pleased with the training results and *shocked* at how gentle that remote collar actually can be. Like we say here at The Truth: “Careful, what you don’t know might shock you!”  😀