A shock collar is a device that us worn around the neck of your dog. Shock collars are also called e-collars. The practical use of this kind of device is to train pets (mostly dogs) by releasing electrical shocks of varying intensity and duration. The shocks are controlled using a remote control.
If you are unfamiliar with this kind of product, you might think "Wait a minute, isn't this violent?" Well actually it's not. Even though, early collars were delivered very strong shocks (to train military hunting dogs), a modern shock collar for dogs are actually very mild and they are very useful for general training purposes.
When picking an e-collar for your dog, a few things need to be considered:
1. Colour: when deciding on the perfect electric collar for your dog, you need to take into account which colour you like and even more important, which colour suits your pet.
2. Distance range of the electric collar for dogs: this depends on how far you want to allow your pet to be away from you. This range is very personal and varies per pet owner.
3. LCD Display: some training collars come with a LCD display which makes it easier to see the current settings. This is just a nice to have function though.
Pets are great and they definitely can bring you a lot of happiness, but at the same time they can sometimes be quiet annoying. This is especially the case when they bark a lot. You can shout as loud as you want, but your pet might just not listen to you. Or what is most often the case, is that they don't understand what you want at all. The louder you shout, the louder they bark. You can now stop this vicious circle by ordering one o..