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If you're not exactly sure where to start in your dog-training journey or you're unsure about what type of dog bed or dog door is best for your dog's particular needs, we've compiled the resources you may need to help you along the way. This collection of helpful articles, reviews, buying guides and comparison charts is meant to help you learn all about training, containing and caring for your pet in the best possible way.

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Dog Shock Collars: Using the Vibration & Tone Feature

Dog Shock Collars: Using the Vibration & Tone Feature

Why does your dog bark when he hears the doorbell ringing? Through repetition, your dog has learned that the doorbell is a reliable cue or warning sign for the arrival of guests. When the doorbell rings, he knows there are visitors at your doorstep, without even seeing them. Dog shock collars with vibration and/or tone warning feature play the exact same role as the doorbell – through repetition, your dog will learn that the tone or vibration signal is a warning...
Shock Collars For Dogs: The "Tap" Dance

Shock Collars For Dogs: The "Tap" Dance

Many veterinarians use a series of light, rapid taps on the dog's head while he or she is restrained to direct their canine patient’s attention away from the procedure or exam taking place. During remote collar training, shock collars for dogs produce a similar effect.  K9 Electronics promotes the “Tapping” method with extremely low levels of static stimulation to redirect the dog’s behavior. The method produces a mild pulse (tapping...
What is “Static” Stimulation?

What is “Static” Stimulation?

At some point in our lives we have all received a static shock. I’m sure you can remember at least one occasion, when you walked barefoot across a carpeted floor and felt a small shock after touching a doorknob. But let’s be honest, did it actually hurt, or did it just startle you a bit? Yes, the crack of static electricity is "shocking" in that it surprises you, but there's certainly no pain or damaging effect experienced from this harmless...
Benefits Of Using an E-Collar

Benefits Of Using an E-Collar

Owners, enthusiasts and animal lovers have varied views regarding the use of an electric collar in training and behavior modification of canines. Many people are quick to jump to the conclusion that because these collars provide a "shock" it is inhumane; this opinion is often formed from a lack of information regarding these types of training collars. In fact, using the “Tapping” method at extremely low levels of static correction are much safer...
DIY Electric Dog Fence vs Professional Install

DIY Electric Dog Fence vs Professional Install

Since first being developed and introduced to the pet market in 1973, dog owners worldwide have found electric dog fences to be a great aid in providing proper care and safety for mans best friend. An electronic dog fence is not actually a "fence" at all but, rather, a less expensive, more aesthetically appealing alternative to a conventional fence that's more precisely called an "electronic pet containment system." These invisible dog fences...