Is a Dog Training Shock Collar Humane?
Is a dog training shock collar a humane tool for using on your dog? Dog owners and animal rights advocate groups are sharply divided on the subject. A shock collar is basically an electronic collar that shocks your dog when he does the wrong thing. You can choose from different levels of shocks, depending on how severe you want the shock to be. However, the shock should never be set for more than the dog can handle, which is usually determined by his size. A bigger dog can take a much larger shock than a smaller dog. You hold a transmitter that you use to send the shock, and you do so whenever your dog does something you don’t like. Because your dog won’t associate the shock with you, only the behavior, you can train your dog without your dog coming to fear you, which is what you need to establish and maintain a good relationship with him. If your dog does not respond to the shock, you can set it for a slightly higher setting. You can use the collar to teach your dog to not jump up on