Monday, May 4, 2015

Are Dog Shock Collars Humane?

Years ago my sister in law has a shock collar for one of her dogs which liked to bark a lot. I had never personally seen a shock collar before and had thought they were a bit in humane. When I was given the chance to try one out to review, I jumped at it because then we could fully test this and decide if it were something we would use in the future.  

When it came I couldn't bare to put it on our Saint Bernard because well she is old and is well trained. I couldn't see using it on her just to see if it would work and her reaction. My husband said he would try it on himself to put my mind at ease. 

Below you will see the video he did to bring my mind at ease. 

What I liked about this collar was that it is rechargeable. The one my sister in law had regular batteries in them and they ran through them quite quickly. I know I can charge this at night when we wouldn't need it and by morning when we would need it again it will be fully charged and ready to go.

You can purchase on Amazon.

What Epica has to say about their product.
Behaviors such as failing to heel, chasing vehicles/animals, barking and jumping up are more than just a nuisance, they could land your dog in a dangerous situation. Help your dog stay safe and well behaved with this efficient, humane training system. 3 Stimulation Levels The remote controlled receivers on the collar deliver a harmless static correction that is not painful, but is annoying enough to get your dog's attention. He will quickly learn to avoid unwanted behaviors that trigger the correction. Choose from 1 vibration and 2 shock stimulation levels to suit your pet's size and sensitivity. One Remote Does It All The universal remote controls your dog with separate buttons for each function. Its powerful signal reaches up to 1000 feet away, ideal for off-leash situations. The carrying strap also comes in handy during walks. Complete Set with 90 Day Money Back Guarantee The set includes everything you need: a rechargeable receiver, a collar that adjusts from 12" to 20", 1 remote control with 9V battery, 1 AC wall charger, 1 USB cable, and a testing wires.


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