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    The Benefits Of Training Collars For Dogs

     

    Everybody loves to have a new puppy; training and educating it is another matter however. Some trainers see a solution in training collars for dogs, although it takes a bit of research in order to know exactly which training collar is the best or most appropriate to your dog's situation and characteristics. There are also numerous variations of each kind of training collar with different manufacturers offering various models with different featuress.

    It is best not to get bogged down by that at first; once you have selected the variety of training collar that best suits your situation you can browse the rest of the options

    Kinds of training collars for dogs

    Choosing the right type of collar can be key in the success of the training. While it's true that every collar was made with the intention of training, each one differs in its approach. One of the most common options is the electronic collar. The electronic collar gives the dog a small, harmless, jolt of static electricity whenever the dog misbehaves.

    There are also choke chains available for dog training. As the name implies, a chocke collar will constrict the dog's neck whenever the dog pulls too hard or the owner pulls the leash towards him or her. However, proper training must be undertaken by the owner of the dogs in order to avoid hurting the dog in the process. Lastly, there are citronella collars, which spray the muzzle of a dog with a lemon-like odor, either automatically or with the push of a button from a remote control.

    Regardless of which training collar you select to use, it's paramount that your dog understands that training is taking place and that the instructions on what the pet is or isn't supposed to be doing are clear. Without clear instructions on what the animal has to do in order to avoid punishment, training will only result in fear or agressiveness. It is good to keep in mind that while the use of training collars for dogs may be uncomfortable for your dog and for you they can be very effective and in time your dog will learn the correct behaviours and will require very few correction signals.
     

    Today, training collars for dogs are one of the most useful tools for dog owners. There are different classes of collars, but the most common are electronic, choking, and spray based. However, training collars for dogs should always be used in training and only under supervision and with clear instructions.

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