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Humane Society of Boulder Valley: No-Choke Challenge

Today is one of 4 Blog the Change days, sponsored by Be the Change 4 Animals. Since we’ve already posted about the Petsmart Petition, asking them to STOP selling shock collars, we’ll share the terrific news that TODAY is also the launch of the Humane Society of Boulder Valley’s No-Choke Challenge. 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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