Proud of My Dog - dog training
Accepting in-home training clients In the North Slocan Valley from the Village of Slocan to Nakusp, and Kaslo
Group classes are currently held in New Denver, BC
I don’t use choke chains, prong or shock collars on my dogs nor do I advocate for their use. I would like to see these old fashioned, out-of-date tools banned. The science of animal training has shown us that reinforcing what we want rather than punishing what we don’t want is a much more effective approach to getting the behaviours that we want. Other less invasive tools such as head halters and front clip harness are available to help us manage our dogs
The following articles nicely summarize why I do not use these tools when training dogs.