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Training Collars: Teaching Your Dog Basic Obedience and Breaking Bad Habits
Training collars are a tool many pet owners utilize to teach their pets boundaries. There are several different types and several different options available to the consumer. If you are in the market to purchase a training collar, you may want to take a few minutes to explore your options and make an informed decision on which type of training collar is for you.
Training collars help to teach the correct behavior to an animal. While they may have to wear it indefinitely, the hope is that the animal will remember and realize that certain behaviors will trigger a discomfort in the form of static shock and therefore shouldn't be done. For instance, if a pet owner decides to purchase a training collar for their dog to keep them within a yard, the training collar will trigger the animal when it steps over this boundary. But, the animal may never actually remember where that boundary is unless it feels that trigger. In other words, it will be a permanent fixture on the dog while the dog is outside.
Some training that is taught using training collars includes the following. Many hunter, police department, military, and fire workers use training collars to train their animals to serve them. The collars can be used for many reasons within a home as well. Some examples include pets that jump on people or furniture, chasing, destructive chewing, destructive digging, and more. They can also be used to teach a pet how to do good things as well including such commands like sit, stand, come, and others.
Considering these points, a pet owner who is looking to purchase a training collar should weigh which choices they would like to utilize and which are appropriate for their animal. Training collars are great tools in controlling an animal and teaching them to serve people. Without training collars, how would we be able to ensure our pet's safety and our family's? It would be much more difficult.
Toby - My Whirling Twirling Sheltie
Five years ago this August a funny little puppy came to live in our home.He was tiny, blue-gray and white colored coat, skinny tail that hurt when it hit you and the biggest bat ears I'd ever seen on a puppy.
The Benefits of Large Birdcages
We've all heard the phrase, "Free as a bird." In the wild, birds are free, flying from tree to tree in effortless abandon.
Breeding Discus - 3 Ways to Encourage Spawning
So you have a mature pair of discus fish that have shown an interest in each other but there not laying any eggs.The most important factor in discus breeding in the water quality, make sure it is soft, acidic and clean.
Why Should We Get Kittens as Pets?
Kittens are and have always been adorable creatures. Of course, these youngsters are also playful, naughty and mischievous as well.
Why Exotic Pets Should Not Be Banned
We all know how special interest groups can blow things out of proportion - like the nonexistent "Exotic Pet Crisis." If you listened to some animal rights groups, you'd think keeping exotic pets is cruel, dangerous, and even bordering on treason! Before you buy that agenda, consider that a junior high student once made a convincing case for banning dihydrogen monoxide: colorless, odorless, and tasteless, it kills thousands of people every year.
Training Your Dog To Save a Life In Water
Occasionally watching Animal Planet does have its advantage. You can really learn how to train your dog for different situations.
The Geriatric (Older) Dog
Dogs mature and age at much different rates, usually according to size and breed. It is commonly held that dogs live 7 years for every year that we man does.
Thinking of Getting a Lhasa Apso Dog?
One of the cutest looking dogs around is the Lhasa Apso. The puppies especially are just irresistible but before one decides to purchase a Lhasa just because the kids are begging for one, there are some things that should be known about this particular breed.
How to Litter Train a Cat
For most cat owners, training their cat to use the litter is a relatively painless process. It is among a cat's natural instincts to eliminate in an area that they can cover their feces in.
Pet Peeve: Dogs Doing Business Where Not Wanted
We've recently moved into a new apartment complex that really is much like a resort. We don't have to maintain the lawn, handle any maintenance problems, or deal with unruly neighbors.
Build A Better Mousetrap, And People Will Buy It
This is an old saying that many of us have grown up hearing since we were children, but the problem is improving on an invention that has been around for years. This is especially true for simple inventions like the common pet identification tag, or dog tag as it is normally referred too as.
Healthcare for Your Goldfish
Goldfish HealthcareYou would think that it's unfair that such a small little creature that brings you so much joy can actually fall sick. But it's a fact of life that all living things are susceptible to illness, infections, and diseases and will ultimately die.
Good Dog Health and Happiness For Charlie
Our Charlie's dog health was a very important issue to us in our family. It all started when he was a puppy of course.
Dogtra: Superior Dog Training Equipment that Performs as it Claims
DogtraWhen looking for a dog training collar or containment system, consider Dogtra as an option. This brand of training collar is exceptional in its quality and ability to perform as it claims.
Christmas Gifts For Cat Lovers
The act of offering Christmas gifts is always enhanced if you take some trouble in matching the gift with the recipient.Sometimes, though, it is not as easy as it may seem, especially if the gift is for someone you have not seen very often throughout the year; or someone whose tastes you do not know that well.
Dog Clicker Training
Dog clicker training is so much fun for both dogs and people that the training part just slips in! Dog clicker training gets the dog to figure out what you want, making it an enjoyable game.This wonderful, cruelty-free method is revolutionizing dog training!Have you tried it yet? It's quite easy to learn at a basic level, and once you and your dog get the habit, it can be used for many enjoyable tricks as well as for all the essentials of training.
Dog Supplies: Whats Needed Versus What Might Be Fun to Have
Buying a new dog is more than simply finding the cutest puppy in the store and buying a bag of dog food. Acquiring a new canine is nearly as important as adopting a child.
Tips for Overcoming Boredom and Routine Stress
There are many ways in which you can prepare for, and participate in, you dogs overall health. Providing the necessary shots, diet and exercise are but a few of the ways in which we may meet their daily health demands.
Pet Doors: Giving Your Pet Freedom to Come and Go as They Please Helps Solve Behavior Problems
Pet DoorsAre you considering installing a pet door for your pet? If so, you are in luck. Pet doors are becoming more common and more available.
What You Should Never Feed Your Dog
Unfortunately, there are a number of household items which we tend to take for granted that are potentially very dangerous to your dog's health. It is especially important to be aware of this because as you know, dogs are essentially scavengers and will often eat just about anything they can sink their fangs into.
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