How to Select the Right Dog Shock Collar

Are you having a difficult time trying to get your dog to follow your commands? Do you have sleepless nights because of your dog’s endless barking? There are a number of effective training techniques currently available that can help you calm your dog down, but probably the best-known and fast acting solution is to use a dog shock collar. This is a particularly effective form of training tool can be used to quickly stop a dog’s bad habit over a short period of time, though most people new to the idea may be a little surprised by the use of electric shocks to control their pet.

In fact the dog shock collar has been used since the 1940’s, though since it was first put to use the mechanics of dog shock collars have developed from large bulky devices into small lightweight collars that are more comfortable for your dog. A number of well known pet care companies have developed dog shock collars including, ‘Pet Safe bark collars’ and ‘Dog Sport collars’, both well known within the dog training industry. The collars use a simple, but effective mechanism to help change your dog’s bad habits, they can either automatically deliver a shock each time your dog over barks or the owner can remotely control the shock using a handheld device. It is usually recommended that dog shock collars be used only once all other form of training have been exhausted and only used for short periods of time to avoid over exhausting your pet. To get a better idea of the different types of dog shock collar available on today’s market, here are two examples of popularly used dog shock collars that can be found in most pet stores and over the internet:

Pet Safe Nano Bark Collar – Pet Safe product are known all over the world for their high quality and safe effectiveness, this new item can be carefully adjusted to give different level of shocks depending on your dog size. The Nano dog shock collar works best on dogs at or below 55 pounds and is made from miniature technology to give a light weight 2 ounce feel, so that your dog won’t even know it is around their neck. The collar has a quick release feature makes putting it on and taking it off a breeze, also it is adjustable from 8″ to 16″ making it suitable for a range of different shape and sized dog breeds. The built in automation module has been designed to record and recognize your dogs own barking so that there is less risk of an accidental shock triggered by another dog’s bark. The battery is run on a 6-volt lithium charge, but shock uses static type electricity that feels similar to the small static spark from a carpet, which basically gives a surprised feeling, but doesn’t hurt. To protect your dog from over shocking the module is set on a 15 shocks in 30 seconds limit, after which it will refrain from giving shocks for 3 minutes.

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