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Why I’m Not A 100% E-Collar Trainer

There’s no doubt that the remote electronic training collar (commonly called an “e-collar” or “shock collar”) has been one of the greatest advancements in the dog training world over the past thirty years.  If you use an e-collar intelligently, it is a safe, humane and highly effective way to train a dog. In fact, there […]

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Man Has Shocking Success With Shock Collar Training Tips

George originally contacted me for some shock collar training tips (or what we in the industry call: a remote collar or often just an “e-collar”). A Few Weeks Later He Sent Me This Letter About The Shock Collar Training Tips He Had Learned At DogProblems.com A few weeks later, he sent me this nice follow-up letter about […]

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Dog Runs Away From Him When Off Leash: Will An E-collar Help

George wrote to me with an interesting question about what happens when his dog runs away from him when off leash: Hi Adam: I know it is good to let your dog roam freely on a long line. I have been using an e-collar and a pinch collar (I use the pinch collar at this point […]

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Getting Started With The Remote Electronic Collar

This is Shorty’s first session with the e-collar. What I’m doing here is: I’m tapping the dog with the stimulation (what we’ll refer to as “the stim”) … every time you hear me give a command. I personally only use the remote collar on about 5% of the dogs that I work with. For very […]

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Sit Means Sit Remote Electronic Dog Training Collar Review

Master dog trainer Adam G. Katz reviews the Sit Means Sit Remote Electronic Collar.

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Electronic Dog Collars

Adam G. Katz shows how to properly fit Electronic Dog Collars or e-collar (remote electronic dog training collar). This works on any brand of e-collar.

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E-collar Use – When To Use The Nick Or The Continuous Stim

Leslie asks: I am unsure of when to use the nick or the continuous stim. button on my remote with the e collar. I have only used the nick, for example at a low setting when the dog seems to be walking too far in front of me while off leash, as a reminder that I […]

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E-collar For The Ambulation Impaired Dog Handler

Hi Adam, I’ve been reading the comments about the E-collar and the whole concept is quite interesting. We have never used one before; however, we know of someone who had good success with perimeter training and quieting the bark on their toy dog. My husband, who used to do all the training of our dogs, […]

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You’ve got a dog that just keeps barking

Here’s the deal: You’ve got a dog that just keeps barking when you leave him in his kennel run or in the back yard. You’ve already exercised him and you know that he’s not barking at anything in specific. Let’s face it: Sometimes dogs just bark because it’s fun. And then it becomes a habit. […]

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Recommendations For Buying A Remote Electronic Training Collar

At the link below, you’ll find the remote electronic training collars that I recommend. It is important that a remote electronic training collar (an “e-collar” for short) have at least the following features: – Seven levels of stimulation. You must have the flexibility to adapt the motivation of the stimulation to MATCH your dog’s temperament. […]

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More Questions On Training With The Electronic Collar

1a. WHY should one use an electronic collar rather than clicker, treat or other methods not involving any pain? The first time I heard about dog training with an electronic collar, I imagined the Electro-Shock Treatment scene from the old Frankenstein movies. But once you open your mind and move past the negative hype and […]

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Adam’s Guide To Buying A Remote Electronic Training Collar

Adam’s Guide To Buying A Remote Electronic Training Collar (Also referred to as an E-collar) Below you’ll find the remote electronic training collars that I recommend. It is important that a remote electronic training collar (an “e-collar” for short) have at least the following features: Multiple levels of stimulation (more than three).  You must have the […]

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Owner Inadvertently Misusing His Electronic Collar

(Adam’s response are denoted below.) [DAVID WRITES: ] Dear Adam: I have read your book a couple of times, and have recommended it to several of the folks who attended the obedience class with me  (Which after reading your book I realized what a waste the class was). Ok Ok, so I’m done sucking up […]

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