Can you leave a shock collar on a dog?
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Correspondingly, how long can a dog wear a shock collar?
Although it is acceptable to use a dog shock collar or dog training collar on a puppy from 10 weeks, it is highly recommended to go ahead only in very exceptional cases. A puppy, like a child, has a learning curve and needs to be taught the basic concepts and commands before behind coerced into adopting them.
Similarly, can you use a shock collar on an older dog? The key to leash training, and effectively training an older dog is to use a training collar or training harness. *PLEASE NOTE: NEVER use a shock collar to leash train your dog, no matter who tells you that it's 'fine' to do it! For small or medium sized dogs, a simple choke collar usually works best.
Similarly, it is asked, where should a shock collar be placed on a dog?
The correct answer is the collar should be positioned on the lower side of your dog's neck, under your pet's chin. This position eliminates the possibility of the collar getting loose and gravity taking effect , causing the collar to slide around your dog's neck, which could cause injury.
Are shock collars good for dogs?
The answer to this question is ultimately yes, shock collars can be an effective way to curb many different stubborn behaviors in dogs such as excessive barking, unwanted aggression, pet containment and general stubborn behavior but this all depends on the trainer and how they are administering this aversive training