The conclusions, therefore are, that being trainedat least in the presence of their owner.
is stressful, that receiving shocks is a painful experience to dogs, and that the S-dogs evidently have
learned that the presence of their owner (or his commands) announces reception of shocks, even
outside of the normal training context. This suggests that the welfare of these shocked dogs is at stake,
I dunno Crio. I think this study really shows that they shouldn't be using them. Besides fear and pain, it caused them to associate that with training and handlers-things we as dog owners never want...
we(4) shocked dogs may also connect orders given by their handlers with getting shocked.
(1) shocked dogs are more stressed than control dogs on the training grounds;
(2) shocked dogs are also more stressed than control dogs in the park;
(3) shocked dogs connect their handlers with getting shocks;
We concluded that shocks received during training are not only unpleasant but also painfuland frightening
To counter misuse of the shock collar, it is proposedhunting and killing sheep.
to ban its use for “sports”, but save it for therapeutic applications, such as for suppressing
thats my conclusion as well... the times I have used e collars I made sure I was no where around. To me its very important the dog associated the correction with its behavior, not the enviroment or the handler...tricky tricky stuff.Besides fear and pain, it caused them to associate that with training and handlers
hahah so true-they'll pay attention to weird things, like birds in the sky, decorations in windows, and new stuff in the house...but not what you want them to pay attention to!lol being a husky she may not pay attention to anything short of a tornado....
omg :rofl:i didn't get it at first...i never heard of elizabethan collar....i always just heard "cone thing" seriously...the first few times i read it, i was likehahah...yeah...one time there was a thread and the lady was like "my dog is sick so I put an e collar on him and he is thrashes around when I use it"
I about had a heart attack when I realized she meant an eliz- collar LOL