Without a doubt the shock collar has been one of the biggest advances in dog training and containment in the last 50 years. First marketed for working/hunting dogs, they remain an essential tool professional dog handlers and sportsmen to this day.
Today shock collars have capabilities that far outshine those rudimentary early models. Vibration or tone options, 2-mile operating distances, the ability to control up to 6 dogs from one handheld remote unit… There are plenty of options available, but do you really need to be spending the extra money on these added features?
There’s no sense in paying for what you don’t need and won’t use. Our guide goes through the various features shock collars offer to help you to pick the functions you’ll need and not the ones you won’t.