Myth #4: "Shock Collars Destroy The Relationship With The Dog"
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Before I begin, let me say that if you decide to use one I recommend that you not refer to it as a "shock collar." The very name sends some people into paroxysms of fear. "How can you be soooooo cruel to shock your dog!!!" In another situation a dog knocks over the trash cans and eats the garbage. The handler puts a collar on him and next time he approaches the trashcan the handler gives the dog a high-energy jolt of electricity. In this case the dog is conditioned that the trashcan is hot and shocks him when he approaches it. He learns that approaching trashcans is an unpleasant experience. Most trainers use the Ecollar as a positive punishment. The dog chases deer so they put the collar on the dog and the next time he starts chasing deer, they blast him with a high level jolt of electricity. He learns that chasing deer leads to an unpleasant experience, no matter how far he is from his handler, and the behavior becomes extinct. (Actually this has two parts, the first part, when the button is pressed to give the dog a stimulation, is positive punishment. The second part, when the dog breaks off the chase and the stimulation is stopped, is negative reinforcement.) BTW, before we get too deeply into this topic and everyone starts calling the Humane Society on me, let me explain what the stimulation is like. If you have ever dragged your shoes across a carpet and then reached for a doorknob and gotten a shock you have received the same sort of stimulation as comes from the Ecollars. It is unpleasant, but does no physical damage. I have given myself thousands of shocks from the collars in demonstrating them and insist that my clients receive stimulations from the collars as well, before using them on their dogs. These are examples of simple avoidance behavior training. This is the extent of most trainers' uses of these collars. One problem that occurs with this use of the collar is that most trainers stimulate the dog a few times and then put the collar away. The dog quickly learns that the stimulation is linked to the collar and that he can chase deer or eat garbage when the collar is not on. Picking the right training collar for you and your dog can be a very daunting task. At Gun Dog Supply, you can choose from around 100 different kinds of remote dog training collars from 7 different manufacturers: Sport DOG, Tritronics, Innotek, DT Systems, Dogtra, E-Collar Technologies, and PetSafe.