The basic slip or “choke collar” is one of my favorite dog training tools. I’ve been thinking about how I will train my next dog, and what tools I’ll use for teaching a formal heel.
I have used or at least recommended almost every single training collar available – prong collars, shock collars, Gentle Leaders, anti-pull harnesses.
Learn when dog shock collars are appropriate for training such as when teaching a dog to stop barking.
The right dog training tool for my dog may not be the right tool for your dog. This post looks at Gentle Leaders vs. pinch collars.
Because I used a shock collar to teach my mutt Ace the boundaries of my parents’ large yard, he now gets to have full range on their property every time we visit.