REMOTE TRAINING COLLARS
The Most Effective Means To Teach Dogs To Avoid Snakes
INTRODUCING REMOTE TRAINING COLLARS
E-Collars are very misunderstood tools that when used appropriately, can be very effective in teaching your dog when other methods have been proven to not be effective. When considering the dangers, risks, costs and significant pain/death associated with a snake bite, e-collars have been historically used by qualified trainers to teach dogs to stay away from snakes. It is important to understand there may be a place for e-collars.
WHAT IS A REMOTE TRAINING COLLAR (E-COLLAR)
In accordance with Regulation 5 of the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Regulations 2008, an electronic collar is defined as any animal collar capable of implementing/imparting an electric shock to an animal. These can be used but only in accordance with section 17 of the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Regulations 2008
ARE THERE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE USE OF E-COLLARS
There are set requirements for the use of e-collars and further there is also a code of practice. Please see the links below for more information: