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Training Your Dog With an E-Collar - 101

Posted by Don Hesh on

Training Your Dog With an E-Collar - 101

Electronic collars, or e-collars, are a method to train your dog's behaviour remotely. They've been around for a long time although the technology is continuously improving. This means they're more effective and efficient than ever at stopping excessive barking behaviours in your dog. E-collars used to be very limited in their design and were harsh the dog being trained. While effective, it was not the most humane way to treat a pet.  Fortunately, we know that this level of intensity is not required to get great results. New e-collars utilise sound, citronella sprays and/or mild and human shock to deliver...

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The Top 5 Dog E-Collar Training Mistakes and How to Fix Them

Posted by Jackie Ly on

The Top 5 Dog E-Collar Training Mistakes and How to Fix Them

Using an e-collar to correct your dog's behaviour can be a beneficial and effective solution. This outcome, however, only holds when the e-collar gets utilised correctly on your furry pal. Misusing an e-collar, whether intentionally or not, is something you should never do. With proper care, dog training collars are relatively simple to use. However, there are a few common errors that owners consistently make. Here are our top five mistakes you need to avoid and how to fix them.  1 - Expecting an E-Collar to Solve All Your Dog's Problems Before you even begin researching dog training collars, you...

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How To Use a Remote Dog Training Collar Correctly

Posted by Don Hesh on

How To Use a Remote Dog Training Collar Correctly

A remote training collar is a unique, electronic collar designed to apply a stimulus to your dog when required. Using stimuli, such as a mild, safe shock, sound or vibration, can be an effective way to train your furry friend, through positive and negative reinforcement methods. When used correctly, remote training collars can be extremely effective at improving your pet's behaviour, safely and sustainably. Dog training collars that are 'remote' feature just that, a remote. This additional feature allows you to administer training stimuli only when you believe it is appropriate for your training method. They are fit for many...

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Our 7 Best Tips to Stop Your Dogs Excessive Barking

Posted by Don Hesh on

Our 7 Best Tips to Stop Your Dogs Excessive Barking

Dogs bark for a reason, and it's essential to understand that it's normal behaviour. At least for the most part! Dogs utilise barking as their 'voice', whether it be to communicate with their owners, warn off a threat or say a friendly hello to a fellow canine. However, excessive barking can become a significant problem for you (and your neighbours!) If this is something you're experiencing, you're not alone. We've come up with our seven best tips to put your dog at ease and stem their barking behaviour for good.   Tip #1 - Ignore the barking This somewhat counter-intuitive...

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Why Won’t Your Dog Stop Barking? 5 Reasons Explained

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Why Won’t Your Dog Stop Barking? 5 Reasons Explained

It’s important to understand that barking is normal behaviour for dogs, imagine how you would communicate if you couldn’t understand a human language! Dogs use their voice for many purposes, including getting the attention of other dogs, a startling noise or behaviour or merely trying to communicate with their owners. It’s an essential part of their canine vocabulary. Nonetheless, barking can become irritating for the owner as well as other surrounding people. Usually, it’s completely tolerable and not an issue. However, it can quickly become too much when the barking behaviour turns excessive. Even more importantly, it will almost always...

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