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Dog Training & Behavior

Remote Rewards for Training Dogs

Remote Rewards for Training Dogs

Gizmos for training your dog from a distance.

Most people, if asked about devices that can train dogs when you’re not right next to them, might mention electric shock collars. The dog runs off, you give a jolting zap by pressing the button on a little gadget you hold in your hand, and presto, your pet comes back to you. ...

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