Tag Archives: electronic collars

Every Dog Owner Should Know About This New Shock Collar Study

Posted on: September 16, 2014 - 56 Comments

A new study has found that the use of shock collars (also known as electronic collars or e-collars) can cause symptoms of distress in dogs, even if used according to industry guidelines.

Electronic Collars vs Traditional Leashes for Exercising Dogs on Town Streets—a Cause of Debate in One Small Town in Missouri

Posted on: January 17, 2011 - 23 Comments

By Sophia Yin, DVM, MS   A reader, Donnie Rion of Carl Junction Missouri, recently emailed with the following dilemma, which will be debated in a town council meeting later this week. The town I live in is looking to revise their leash law to allow dog owners to us electronic leashes to walk their Read More