Using a remote dog training collar for puppy training.
In a previous post titled Never Shock a Puppy, I discussed my thoughts on how a remote collar can be used as a feedback system similar to the way a GPS unit provides feedback to a driver trying to stay on course. You can read more here if you missed the original post.
I also said I would try to do a follow up on the little guy in the first video, so here it is. This is two weeks after he started his training, from no obedience to working off leash outside with distractions, from fearful of other dogs to playing in a social group, and from no idea of what walking on a leash meant to heeling with attention.
As you can see, he did great, but as I mention time and time again…it is not because of the e-collar itself. A remote dog training collar is a tool that expedites the learning and reliability when we understand how to use it to provide useful information to the dog. Dog’s learn pretty much the same way as we do, from feedback. What works, what doesn’t. What is rewarding, what isn’t. When you can provide that information clearly, consistently, and in a non-emotional way, a dog can learn very rapidly. The proof is right there in the video.
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