Tag: remote collars

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”

Professional E-Collar Dog Training Classes

Professional E-Collar Dog Training Classes: Education and Implementation Angie Scharpf is a fellow trainer who attended our That’s My Dog! E-cademy Professional E- Collar Training Classes created specifically for dog trainers. Angie signed up for our professional E-collar training several years ago and has been successfully implementing e-collar training into her dog obedience programs ever since. We chatted recently and she was telling me of a compliment she received from a client so I asked her if we could shareRead more “Professional E-Collar Dog Training Classes”

Dog Training Help: New Resource

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”

Q&A about Remote collar dog training.

Questions & Answers: Remote Collar Dog Training Recently I had a chat with Ty Brown of Dog Behavior Online about e-collar training. We discussed some of the basic training concepts as well as some of the commonly held misconceptions such as; can e-collars be used with anxious dogs? Are they ok to use in the case of aggression issues. Are they really humane and how do they feel? What does it mean to use the Just Right level? I rememberRead more “Q&A about Remote collar dog training.”

Thankful for Dogs

Here in the US we will be celebrating Thanksgiving tomorrow. It is a day to remember all that we are grateful for. With that in mind, I did not want to over look extending my gratitude here. So, for those of you who read this blog and comment regularly, thank you for sticking beside me on this topic. As prickly as it can get from time to time I appreciate your wear-with-all in helping others understand the true nature ofRead more “Thankful for Dogs”

Those “WoW moments” of remote collar dog training.

Maverick just finished his 2 week remote collar dog training program. Today he and his owner showed up for their final private lesson before they join in our group polishing classes. I was sitting at my desk and watched as his owner pulled up, got him out of the truck, had him walk in a nice heel to the door, sit for the door to be opened then came in and greeted us all politely by sitting (rather than theRead more “Those “WoW moments” of remote collar dog training.”

E-Collar Dog Training

E-collar dog training: Would your dog choose it if you gave him the option? Have you ever wondered if your dog would choose e-collar dog training? I spend a fair amount of time sleuthing the internet for information and opinions regarding e-collars or “shock collars” as some continue to call them. One of the sentiments I’ve noticed lately being touted by those who wish to have the tool banned from existence is the idea that the dogs (our dogs) didn’tRead more “E-Collar Dog Training”

Successful e-collar training gives dog and owner new freedom

Being an advocate for education regarding the e-collar is not always an easy path. Disparaging remarks and harsh judgment come frequently to those of us who choose to be outspoken about a toolwe believe is unfairly labeled as inhumane. Some days it is down right disheartening when constantly subjected to the personal attacks BUT

What Do You Think of Remote Collar Training for Dogs?

E Collars for Dogs? If you are looking for an opinion about remote training collars for dogs, ask someone who is using the tool what their thoughts are. At least that is what we believe here at The Truth About Shock Collars…generally if you want a referral or opinion about something it makes sense to ask someone with first hand knowledge of the service or product, wouldn’t you agree? What you will probably find out rather quickly is that actual usersRead more “What Do You Think of Remote Collar Training for Dogs?”

Remote collar dog training workshop in Canada

If you are interested in learning more about ways to use a remote collar for training your dog join us in Aldergrove, BC this coming July.  Jill Henry of Life Without a Leash Dog Training Inc. is hosting this 3 day even July 8th, 9th & 10th. The first two days of the workshop will be a basic foundation workshop. We will be covering the basics of how to properly fit the e-collar, find a training level and teach basicRead more “Remote collar dog training workshop in Canada”