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Why using prong collars, check chains and e-collars is not a great idea

  The usage of these training tools is based on using negative reinforcement and positive punishment if the dog displays an unwanted behaviour. Negative reinforcement focuses on applying an aversive stimulus (tightening of the check chain, prong collar or vibration/shocking of the e-collar) until the behaviour stops. Positive punishment focuses on applying short and painful […]