Is terrorising a dog to stop it doing something acceptable? The risk of fallout is terrible and pain is nowhere near as effective long-term as patience and kindness in dog training. To demonstrate how much more quickly a person gets something using a positive approach – teaching it what you DO want, as opposed to punishment – teaching it what you DON’T want. Watch this great video.
The young Beagle in the picture is a dog I went to. See the electric shock collar? He was zapped whenever he went near the boundary and if he tried to go upstairs and he had worn it since he was a puppy. The sad thing is that there are still people who feel it’s not cruel at all and quite acceptable. Here is his story.
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