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#5545669 - 01/15/15 07:13 PM training collar
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How old should a pup be before starting to use one?
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#5545735 - 01/15/15 07:45 PM Re: training collar [Re: TXHOGSLAYER]
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What kind of training collar? Choke chains are worthless so I guess you mean ping or shock collar? Around six months is typical
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#5545977 - 01/15/15 09:30 PM Re: training collar [Re: TXHOGSLAYER]
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Thanks for the response. Yes I was thinking of a shock collar.
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#5546320 - 01/16/15 07:17 AM Re: training collar [Re: MS1454]
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What kind of training collar? Choke chains are worthless so I guess you mean ping or shock collar? Around six months is typical


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#5546357 - 01/16/15 07:45 AM Re: training collar [Re: TXHOGSLAYER]
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I let my dogs start wearing them at 4 months old to get them used to the collar. I start using it when the pup is 6 months old. Remember to put the collar on everyday once you start using it to help prevent the dog from becoming collar wise.
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#5546449 - 01/16/15 08:35 AM Re: training collar [Re: TDH09]
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I let my dogs start wearing them at 4 months old to get them used to the collar. I start using it when the pup is 6 months old. Remember to put the collar on everyday once you start using it to help prevent the dog from becoming collar wise.


Thanks TDH! Great tip.
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#5547114 - 01/16/15 02:13 PM Re: training collar [Re: TXHOGSLAYER]
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Good advice so far. I would add that the age is not as important as the person holding the transmitter. Some programs start as young as 4 months, most others about 6+. My advice, don't turn it on until you have checked out a program that lines out how to use it.

Good luck.
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#5547663 - 01/16/15 08:08 PM Re: training collar [Re: maximumintensityretriever]
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Originally Posted By: maximumintensityretriever
Good advice so far. I would add that the age is not as important as the person holding the transmitter. Some programs start as young as 4 months, most others about 6+. My advice, don't turn it on until you have checked out a program that lines out how to use it.

Good luck.


I agree. With my pups I start at 4+/- months. If you've never collar conditioned a dog then get Bill Hillman's puppy video or work with a pro.
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