Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
crog75, Genesis 1 Hunts, ericsolis1, GENPAT879, Brookside
63078 Registered Users
Top Posters
dogcatcher 84387
stxranchman 52093
RWH24 44568
rifleman 44320
BOBO the Clown 43043
bill oxner 42774
BMD 40628
Big Orn 37484
txshntr 35004
SnakeWrangler 31674
facebook
Forum Stats
63078 Members
46 Forums
443576 Topics
6110986 Posts

Max Online: 16728 @ 03/25/12 08:51 AM
Topic Options
#5545669 - 01/15/15 07:13 PM training collar
TXHOGSLAYER Offline
goatboy

Registered: 01/12/12
Posts: 14129
Loc: Katy, TX
How old should a pup be before starting to use one?
_________________________
Originally Posted By: Ojai Hunter
This is great! I haven't had a happy ending in quite a while !

Top
#5545735 - 01/15/15 07:45 PM Re: training collar [Re: TXHOGSLAYER]
MS1454 Offline
Veteran Tracker

Registered: 01/27/08
Posts: 2931
Loc: Houston/Sealy
What kind of training collar? Choke chains are worthless so I guess you mean ping or shock collar? Around six months is typical
_________________________
Originally Posted By: Fooshman
I'll take a Black Female every time.


Top
#5545977 - 01/15/15 09:30 PM Re: training collar [Re: TXHOGSLAYER]
TXHOGSLAYER Offline
goatboy

Registered: 01/12/12
Posts: 14129
Loc: Katy, TX
Thanks for the response. Yes I was thinking of a shock collar.
_________________________
Originally Posted By: Ojai Hunter
This is great! I haven't had a happy ending in quite a while !

Top
#5546320 - 01/16/15 07:17 AM Re: training collar [Re: MS1454]
bill oxner Offline
THF Celebrity

Registered: 11/03/09
Posts: 42774
Loc: Katy-Fulshear
Originally Posted By: MS1454
What kind of training collar? Choke chains are worthless so I guess you mean ping or shock collar? Around six months is typical


YEP!
_________________________
Quail hunting is like walking into, and out of a beautiful painting all day long. Gene Hill









Top
#5546357 - 01/16/15 07:45 AM Re: training collar [Re: TXHOGSLAYER]
TDH09 Offline


Registered: 01/16/09
Posts: 326
Loc: Cedar Park, Tx
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.

Top
#5546449 - 01/16/15 08:35 AM Re: training collar [Re: TDH09]
TXHOGSLAYER Offline
goatboy

Registered: 01/12/12
Posts: 14129
Loc: Katy, TX
Originally Posted By: TDH09
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.
_________________________
Originally Posted By: Ojai Hunter
This is great! I haven't had a happy ending in quite a while !

Top
#5547114 - 01/16/15 02:13 PM Re: training collar [Re: TXHOGSLAYER]
maximumintensityretriever Offline
Tracker

Registered: 04/16/13
Posts: 514
Loc: Longview, Texas
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.
_________________________
Tony Marshall
Maximum Intensity Retrievers
https://m.facebook.com/maximumintensity.retrievers
(903) 720-6842

Top
#5547663 - 01/16/15 08:08 PM Re: training collar [Re: maximumintensityretriever]
kbobbjr Offline
Veteran Tracker

Registered: 07/01/05
Posts: 2642
Loc: Josephine, Tx
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.
_________________________
Kevin Buckley
Castile Creek Kennels South
214-491-9257
www.castilecreekkennels.com
www.facebook.com/castilecreekkennels

Top



© 2004-2016 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide