Clinical signs caused by the use of electric training collars on dogs in everyday life situations

Short┬áSynopsis: Beagles didn’t show a big salivary cortisol increase if they were shocked for touching a fake rabbit, but they did if they were shocked for not responding to a “here” command or shocked at random. Results remained the same when trials were repeated 4 weeks later.

Authors:E. Schalkea, J. Stichnotha, S. Otta, R. Jones-Baadeb

Publication: Applied Animal Behaviour Science, Volume 105, Issue 4, July 2007, Pages 369-380

Publication Date: July 2007

Applies To: E-collar training

Sample Size: 14 beagles, split into 3 groups

Limitations/Drawbacks: Small sample size.


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