Shock Collars

Considerations for shock and 'training' collars: Concerns fromand for the working dog community - Dr. Karen Overall - PDF File

An Open Letter from Dr. Karen Overall on Shock Collars - website -

Can Aggression in Dogs Be Elicited Through the Use of Electronic Pet Containment Systems? Article Abstract

Training dogs with help of the shock collar: short and long term behavioural effects - PDF File 

On Shocking Our Dogs - Trish King - website

Are Shock Collars Painful or Just Annoying to Dogs? A 2004 Study Reveals Some Answers - Dr. Sophia Yin - website

Vets on Behavior Proclaim: Never Use A Shock Collar – How to Choose A Dog Trainer -Steve Dale - website

Association of Pet Behaviour Counselors Press Release on Shock Collars - website - PDF File 

Kennel Club Calls to Ban Shock Collars - website

Dog Trainer & Author Pamela Dennison on Invisible Fences - website 

Shock - Say-No - website

Pressure Necrosis/Burns from shock collar used with underground fence system - website

The use of Electric Shock Collars vs. Other Training Methods: Efficacy, Stress, and Welfare Concerns, Kristy Englert - PDF File

If you'd like to add your name to the growing list of professional dog trainers, behavior consultants, pet guardians and others who are taking a stand against the use of remote/electronic/shock collars for training dogs and controlling their behavior, sign up here: website


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