Should professional dog trainers use E collars for training if needed? And classic leach and…

Should professional dog trainers use E collars for training if needed? And classic leach and collar training with some positive training.

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PK Dennis
5 years ago

Dr. Krista has it right with this one — all it takes to be a “professional” dog trainer is call yourself one.  While there are certification programs out there no laws really address this.  Your best bet is to meet the trainer (without your dog!) and watch how he/she conducts training of other people’s dogs.  Do the dogs look happy?  Do you feel okay with the methods used?  Would you treat a 2 year old child the way the dog trainer treats the dogs he/she is working? For example, when I interact with 2 year old children I try to… Read more »