This is a review and buyer’s guide of the DOG CARE Remote Dog Training Collar.
We look at the features of this remote dog training system, as well as consider who it might and might not be for.
Let’s jump into it!
(NOTE: this is a general information guide only, and is not professional advice, or a substitute for professional advice. A qualified vet or animal expert is the only person qualified to give you expert advice in regards to your pet/s)
DOG CARE Training Collar Reviews Guide
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DOG CARE Remote Dog Training Collar: Review
Has three training modes – stimulation, vibration and tone
Has 99 levels of static stimulation – and you can adjust between the levels
Has 330 yards of range from the transmitter to the collar receiver
Has a safety keypad lock feature that allows you to lock the remote control buttons. This is good for if you put the remote in your pocket for example and don’t want the collar device accidentally triggering
System also automatically shuts off after 20 minutes of not being used
Can support up to 9 dogs on the one remote transmitter
System is designed for dogs between 15 to 100lbs in weight
Remote has up to 45 days battery standby time
Receiver has up to 15 days standby time
Batteries can be charged via a USB charging port
Receiver is waterproof
Customer service, as of right now, seems to be reasonably good
The remote is slightly larger than some would like, and could probably be designed slightly more ergonomically
The collar receiver isn’t designed for small to toy sized dogs smaller than 15lbs. It could also be designed to be slightly more compact
DOG CARE isn’t as much of an established brand right now compared to brands like Educator, SportDOG, Dogtra, and so on. This isn’t necessarily bad, but, is something to monitor over the long term.
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DOG CARE Remote Dog Training Collar: Buyer’s Guide
Who Might The DOG CARE Remote Dog Training Collar Be For?
People looking for a cheaper or more affordable remote dog training collar
Dogs between 15lbs to 100lbs
Those looking for a rechargeable e collar
Those looking for an e collar than can fit multiple dogs on the one transmitter
Who Might The DOG CARE Remote Dog Training Collar NOT Be For?
Those looking for:
An e collar for small and tiny dogs
A collar for dogs outside the range of 15lbs to 100lbs
A professionals e collar, or a specialized e collar
More than 330 yards of range
An e collar than comes from a more established brand like SportDOG or Educator
DOG CARE Dog Training Collar Models
Has 4 models available – the TC01 Black, the TC05 Black, the TC05 Green and the TC01 Blue.
The TC05 models support 3 dogs, whilst the TC01 models support 9 dogs.
The TC05 models also have a receiver switch.
E Collar & Remote Dog Training Collar Buyers & FAQ Guide
In it, information is provided on the following:
What some of the best e collars might be
Factors to consider in deciding which e collar to buy
What the cost of an e collar is
What size e collar to get
What is an e collar
Types of e collars
What is an e collar used for, and why use one
How to use an e collar
How to put an e collar on your dog
How to train a dog with an e collar
At what age to start using an e collar, and how long training takes
When you might consider using an e collar
Safety considerations for using an e collar
E collars vs bark collars
What Size E Collar/Remote Dog Training Collar Do I Get?
In terms of size of the e collar, you might look for two main things:
– The weight range of the collar i.e. it might say ‘for dogs 8lbs and over’
– The neck size that the collar fits i.e. it might say for dogs with neck sizes 6 to 28 inches
– Find out the weight of your dog
– Measure their neck size and compare it to the collar strap length that the collar comes with
– And, make sure you follow the manufacturer’s sizing specifications for the e collar you want
Safety Considerations With A Remote Dog Training Collar
Safety is extremely important with a remote dog training collar.
Always always get your vet’s advice or the advice of an animal health and/or training expert – nothing is a substitute for professional advice.
Some general safety guidelines for using an e collar humanely might be:
Buy from a reputable company who put proper use of the e collar and the safety of the dog as a priority
Read and follow the operating guide, instruction/safety manual and training guide that comes with the e collar system from the manufacturer for operation and safety instructions and guidelines
Pay attention to any warnings issued by the manufacturer
Monitor your dog’s response both mentally and physically to using an e collar. Take the collar off immediately and discontinue use of the system if you notice any negative implications or reactions
A good remote dog training collar that uses static stimulation should simply stimulate the muscle (to the point of reflex) to get the dog’s attention, but should not cause pain (it might be slightly annoying for the dog to act as a small deterrent – but shouldn’t cause pain or harm). It certainly shouldn’t cause a ‘sharp pain’ to the muscle or body.
To get a safe stimulation level – you can always start from the lowest stimulation level, and work your way up to a level that gets the dog’s attention (such as changing body language when a stimulation, vibration or tone is administered) without any visible sign of pain or harm (such as yelping, or showing signs of stress).
A good e collar company should give you all the necessary safety, use and training instructions, and should have a dedicated customer service line to help when you being using the collar system.
The static stimulation function does not need to be used either – tone and vibrate training modes can be used instead.
Some owners like to even use their e collar as a temporary training tool, and may go back to using body or verbal commands once behaviors are reinforced (if suitable).
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