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Dogs Coming When Called

Getting your dog to come when called is high atop most of our lists of must-have dog behaviors. When attempts to teach this behavior fail, some people figure that using a shock collar to punish the dog for ignoring “COME!” will fix that problem. (Keep reading. Details on this week’s prizes below.) Continue reading

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Top 5 Reasons People Turn to Shock Collars

While we adore our dogs, we would NOT be completely honest if we didn’t admit that they sometimes drive us nuts. Every dog, no matter how terrific (or well trained), has a habit or two that frustrates us to no end. In many cases, these are the exact dog behaviors that result in their families turning to shock collars to “fix” the problem. Continue reading

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Never Shock a Puppy Campaign to Launch Sept 1, 2010

The Never Shock a Puppy coalition announces the launch of an 8-week campaign to raise awareness of the humane (pain-free) alternatives to dog collars designed to hurt, startle, punish dogs in the name of dog training. Continue reading

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