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Are electric shock collars helpful, harmful or useless for dog training? – All – All Pet News
14 Dec
1:34

Are electric shock collars helpful, harmful or useless for dog training? – All – All Pet News

Whether we subscribe to them or not, I’m sure we all have some sort of reaction to electric/shock collars. Many of us see them as a distant cousin of electric-shock therapy, while others of us see them as a saving grace for dog training, particularly with redzone dogs or to […]

Shock collars unnecessary — and cruel – Sentinel & Enterprise – Sentinel & Enterprise
13 Dec
1:33

Shock collars unnecessary — and cruel – Sentinel & Enterprise – Sentinel & Enterprise

By Sally Cragin Dear Pet Talk: Are shock collars necessary to train dogs? — Hannah, Memorial Middle School, Fitchburg. Dear Hannah: Absolutely not. From time immemorial, human beings have been under the impression that mammals that live among us — from horses and cattle, oxen, sheep and goats to cats […]

Newark Police kill ‘aggressive’ dog, hit another with patrol vehicle – Newark Post
12 Dec
1:33

Newark Police kill ‘aggressive’ dog, hit another with patrol vehicle – Newark Post

Newark Police officers used their patrol vehicles to hit two allegedly aggressive dogs – and later fatally shot one of them – near the intersection of Ogletown and Marrows roads Friday evening. The incident sparked criticism from witnesses and on social media, but police defended the actions as necessary to […]

Can’t Take Your Fancy Dog Hiking in the Country? Hire a Pro – NRToday.com
11 Dec
1:24

Can’t Take Your Fancy Dog Hiking in the Country? Hire a Pro – NRToday.com

Two years ago, Dane and Brooke Carillo brought home Mackey, an English cream golden retriever, to their two-bedroom apartment in Manhattan, but they quickly realized he wasn’t cut out for city life. When they leave for work, “Mackey’s usually a little sullen, a little sad,” said Dane Carillo, 34, a […]

Best Training Collars For Small Dogs 2019 | Our Top Picks and Buyer’s Guide – OrbitNewsCap
10 Dec
1:20

Best Training Collars For Small Dogs 2019 | Our Top Picks and Buyer’s Guide – OrbitNewsCap

To get the lowdown on best training collars for small dogs, we’ve consulted top experts who has in-and-out knowledge about the training collars for small dogs. An increasingly popular option is a BESTHING Dog Training Collar with Remote, 1450ft Remote Dog Shock Collar, 100% Waterproof, Beep/Vibra/Electric Shock 1-100 Levels, which […]

Signs You Shouldn’t Adopt That Shelter Dog – Reader’s Digest
09 Dec
1:14

Signs You Shouldn’t Adopt That Shelter Dog – Reader’s Digest

Pets Krista CarothersOct 11 You need love, that dog needs love… What could go wrong? Lots. Don’t judge shelter dogs by their looks and be sure to consider the information staffers have to share about a pup’s history and behavior. Here are some points to consider. She seems shy at […]

Pets pick up on their owner’s personality – Penn Current
08 Dec
1:06

Pets pick up on their owner’s personality – Penn Current

When a baby is born, many new moms and dads pore over parenting books, striving to strike the right balance of firmness and warmth to raise their children into kind, intelligent, strong individuals. While nature plays a critical role, research supports the idea that parenting style and parents’ personalities do […]

Calls for New Zealand to ban electric shock collars for training dogs – ‘It’s inhumane’ – TVNZ
07 Dec
1:04

Calls for New Zealand to ban electric shock collars for training dogs – ‘It’s inhumane’ – TVNZ

There is renewed debate over the use of electric shock collars for training dogs. Britain is planning to ban their use and now there are calls for New Zealand to follow. The collars are described to give a short, sharp jolt to train animals. An animal behaviour expert Elsa Flint […]

Cruel Shock Collars are Now Banned in Scotland, But Still Not in the US – Care2.com
06 Dec
12:58

Cruel Shock Collars are Now Banned in Scotland, But Still Not in the US – Care2.com

For as long as 11 seconds, shock collars can send up to 6,000 painful volts of electricity to a dog’s neck. Even when a dog’s not being zapped, the contact points in these collars can cause skin irritation and inflammation. Shock collars are usually used to train dogs, or they’re […]

Dog shock collars are cruel – take it from a vet – The Spinoff
05 Dec
12:45

Dog shock collars are cruel – take it from a vet – The Spinoff

The behaviour modifiers are inhumane and should be banned, writes Dr Helen Beattie of the New Zealand Veterinary Association The New Zealand Veterinary Association supports the use of humane training methods, therefore we are against the use of shock collars other than under exceptional circumstances. We believe this strongly, which is […]