Survey of Shock Collar Use in France: Providing Practical Results for Regulatory Guidelines Development

Short¬†Synopsis:¬†7% of dogs trained with e-collars in France showed burns, only 25% of bark collars were reported as effective, owners describe their dog’s behavior as less excited after e-collar use. The report found differences between different types of e-collars, suggesting need to treat each type separately. “There is an urgent need to regulate use.” Authors: Sylvia Masson, Isabelle Nigron, Emmanuel …

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

Short Synopsis: Invisible fences *might* have contributed to unexpected aggressive response in five cases, given that all attacks occured at the boundary of the fence and most of the dogs were shocked during the attack. Authors: Richard Polsky Publication: Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science, Volume 3, 2000 – Issue 4. Pages 345-357. Publication Date: June 04, 2010 Applies To: Aggression, electric fences. …