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Shock Myths and Misconceptions

Shock Myths and Misconceptions

Shock Myths and Misconceptions

#1 — “The shock collar doesn’t hurt my dog. I tested it on my arm. it’s just a little vibration.” I know that it seems like the shock collar doesn’t hurt the dog, because when we test the collar out on ourselves, it might not feel so bad, but unfortunately it can be...
Shock Myths and Misconceptions

Are Electronic Shock Collars Painful?

A New Study Reveals Some Answers By Sophia Yin, DVM, MS Trainers often debate about the use of electronic shock collars. Some trainers find these collars unethical and unsafe. The pro-collar camp takes a different stance. Some say it just distracts the dog, calling it...