ELECTRONIC-ULTRASONIC-Don’t be so quick on the draw

It’s human nature to take the path of least resistance. Training a dog takes time, patients, understanding, love, affection, leadership, respect, knowledge, method, and devotion. This is not the description of taking the course of action that is easiest to do; that which avoids confrontation, difficulty, awkwardness, or tension; one definition of taking the path of least resistance. Electronic devices, including Ultrasonic hand help devices as well as collars, allegedly provide a quick and easy solution to training your dog and eliminating unwanted behaviors. Do you know all the facts? Often, I’m asked to offer my opinion about these “quick fixes” so this is what I know, what I’m not sure of, and what I think, in that order. WHAT I KNOW. Shock is punishment. Ultrasonic sound is punishment. The higher the frequency the more harm. The longer you hold your finger on the control button, the more harm you inflict.  TO CONTINUE READING...

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