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Do Electric Shock Collars Harm Dogs?
Trainers and owners who have had to deal with the behavioral adverse side effects of being shocked on their own property tend to feel very strongly that these products should never be used.

Do Electric Shock Collars Harm Dogs?

Do you use an underground electric shock fence to contain your dog? Are you considering having one installed? I hope reading this will change your mind. More and more neighborhoods prohibit or limit the useof fencing, and as this occurs, the use of these non-visible electric shock perimeters has drastically increased. Manufacturers and retailers claim that these products are humane, effective means by which to safely confine dogs without disrupting the aesthetics of neighborhoods.

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