Professional dog trainers use a long leash to train the dog, but if you want to train it yourself, you will find it difficult either to use the long leash, or to obtain results without it. There are leashes that can extend to quite long distances, but at such distances the verbal commands are difficult to be heard by your dog, and he will take advantage of this by doing what he wants. The good news is that animal experts have come up with a useful way to overcome the deficiencies of leash training – the Remote Dog Training Collar.
Just as its name implies, this special type of collar can be operated via remote means such that there is no need for any kind of physical containment measures like a long leash or a perimeter fence. All the electronic remote dog training devices are basically composed of two main parts, the collar and the transmitter, both of them needed when you want to train your dog..
While the training collar is worn around the dog’s neck, the transmitter is held by the dog’s owner in one hand. The transmitter you are holding in your hand is endowed with some buttons you should press to trigger the collar to deliver your dog a specific type, level and intensity of aversive stimuli like are the sonic and ultrasonic beeps or the electric shocks, or a succession of such stimuli. The dogs are intelligent animals, so they will soon associate the uncomfortable sensations given by the ultrasonic vibrations or the mild electric shocks with their unwanted behavior.
Both the trainer and the dog have numerous benefits from the use of the remote dog training collar, and among them are the following:
• The collar can be a lifesaver for the dog itself as well as other animals and people. And we refer to so many car accidents involving dogs running toward the road while the owners shout to no avail for them to come back. Or at animal fighting or chasing situations ended with injuries or worse.
Through the transmitter, the owner commands the delivery of the desired stimulus. The dog receives the stimulus and eventually stops the chase or the fight.
• You can train your dog wherever you want. After all, not every owner will want his dog to be constantly confined to a physical barrier like a leash when it can run free to interact with its surroundings, socialize with other dogs and familiarize himself with other people as well as get its fair share of exercise. Keep in mind that proper socialization is important in a dog’s good development.
You can train your dog to behave well even without a leash to control his actions while you are walking in a public park. You can also say that the training collar is sort of an invisible leash, as you can stop any kind of bad behavior of your dog through pressing a single button.
At what distance is the a Remote Dog Training Collar working? Most collars will work for a minimum of 100 yards although other models will operate at a distance of 500 yards. This is quite a long distance for training the dog.
The Remote Dog Training Collar overcomes the deficiencies of leash training. The Remote Dog Training Collar is effective up to between 100 and 500 yards. You can train your dog wherever you want.