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Electronic training collars; One woman weighs in.

Opinions abound about electronic training collars. Actually, opinions are plentiful about dogs and training in general. A quick search reveals  loads of information to read and sift through. But it always nice to hear opinions about “stuff” right from the horses mouth. If you’re considering purchasing a breed of dog isn’t it nice to talk to people that live with that breed? Or if you’re wondering about a medical procedure for you dog, it is nice to hear from othersRead more “Electronic training collars; One woman weighs in.”

Remote Collar Manufactuers: What you Don’t know Might Shock you!

I recently returned from visiting Radio Systems Corp in Knoxville, TN. Radio Systems is the parent company for a number of electronic dog training product manufacturers.  One of their brands is PetSafe, whose name was recently in the news in association with attempting to challenge the ban on electronic training aids in Wales. I certainly recognize that people in the anti-Static correction campaigns are likely jumping for joy at the upheld ban and this will be

Shock Collar Training and Happy Dogs in North Carolina?

Remote collar training done properly yields awesome results. Not sure if it is the right decision for your dog? Here is more evidence that it can be a fantastic choice when you have the right education. Elaine Pendell of Carolina Dog Training is another wonderfully skilled trainer who has done some private mentoring training with us here at That’s My Dog! Four paw salute to Elaine and Amy for the great work you did together! “Until Elaine came to visitRead more “Shock Collar Training and Happy Dogs in North Carolina?”

E-collars, What level of stimulation is needed when training a dog?

One of the main myths surrounding remote collar training is that the collar has to be used  at a high and uncomfortable level in order to be effective. This is actually far from the truth. When I teach people how to find the right level to use for their dog I often use the analogy of turning up the volume on the phone. When you are having a conversation you adjust the volume so that you can hear the dialogue.Read more “E-collars, What level of stimulation is needed when training a dog?”