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17 Alternatives to Shock Collars [Infographic]

Despite still being widely used, shock collars for dogs are considered by many owners and some trainers as an inhumane and impractical method of...

Giveaway: EliteField Electronic Dog Training Collar ($150+ Value)

Electronic dog training collars can come in handy for many types of training, such as recall training, boundary training and behavior training. We're giving one lucky viewer a chance to win a FREE dog training collar from EliteField.

Dog Shock Collar Comparison: Dogtra vs SportDog vs Petsafe vs Educator

It's one of the most controversial training tools a dog owner’s arsenal. Dog shock collars are viewed as a sort of harmful device that...

An Evidence-based Guide to Dog Shock Collars

In the dog loving community, dog shock collars are controversial. Some owners are completely against using them, others believe there's a time and place...

Top 15 Best Dog Bark Collar Choices

Many new and long-term pet parents have issues with barking dogs where no matter what they try to do, they can never stop dog barking....

Shock Collar for Dogs: 5 Things You MUST Know Before Buying...

Whether or not to use a shock collar is one of the most hotly debated topics among dog owners. Some dog owners feel that...

Giveaway: EliteField Remote Dog Trainer ($150+ Value)

This week, Top Dog Tips readers and viewers have a chance to win an electronic dog training collar from EliteField valued at $150!

Top 10 Best Dog Training Collars Safe for Dogs

Any new pet owner's first goal is to learn how to train a dog and do it effectively. Positive reinforcement is used as the primary...

15 Vital Safety Tips for Training Dogs with Shock Collars

An electronic dog collar is a dog training device, also known as dog shock collar, that delivers a small electric shock when the trainer presses...

How Dog Owners Justify Training Dogs With Shock Collars

Infamous dog shock collars, or e-collars, are the most controversial training tool in the dog world. On one side there are the people who...

Dog Shock Collars Controversy: What Do the Experts Say?

It's no secret that dog shock collars are a controversial option for training a dog. Most people are incredibly divided on whether or not...

The Lowdown on Training Collars for Dogs: What We Know in...

Using training collars for dogs has long been a controversial subject. Many dog owners and trainers have expressed strong concerns of how any type...

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