Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Using a Shock Collar on Your Dog



















I look over in the corner of my little office and see Wrigley curled up sleeping the afternoon away while I am busing reading blogs and writing posts, and I think to myself, if anything ever happened to him I would be so upset.








Which brings me back to the decision of calling Altmoor to discuss the use of a shock collar for discipline. You see, we live on a golf course and they are kind enough to allow us to roam freely on the course before and after the golfers are playing. Wrigley has his gang of dog buddies that he romps and plays with daily. They really live the life! But the course also has many coyotes and a mountain lion every once and awhile and my puppy likes to take off and explore. Also, a busy road is just behind some large hedges and if he ever decided to take off in that direction, I fear he would be hit by a car. I have done some training and that works well most of the time. I am thinking for those emergency situations, the shock collar might come in handy.






It's a difficult decision, so maybe a poll will help me decide.....














7 comments:

Robin said...

Remote collars are a fabulous tool. The key is learning to use them correctly.
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June said...

Has anyone ever tied collars with their invisible fence collars. I'm thinking that a non-barking collar would be great.

Julie!! said...

Shocking collars are definitly the most effetive way to get a dog to stop doing whatever its doing. The dog hates the shock so much... that it is smart enough to stop immedietly and will never make the same mistake.

June said...

I have an invisible fence and they sell Pet Safe Collars which I am purchasing tomorrow for barking issues. I'll let you know how it works.

June said...

I love the bark collar that your site encouraged me to get. We have an invisible fence so I got their collar - pet safe is what they sell. It has worked so well. Thank you

Anonymous said...

Bark collars and dog training collars are a great way to train your dog. As long as you use them responsibly, your dog will be better behaved.