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 Gaultier

Publication:Proceedings of the 11th International Veterinary Behaviour Meeting (book)

Publication Date: August 2017

Applies To: e-collars

Sample Size: 1251

Limitations/Drawbacks: Google survey


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