PetSafe 600 Yard Remote Trainer Review

 

PetSafe has a wide range of remote trainers to choose from.

With that being the case, we’ve put together a PetSafe 600 Yard Remote Trainer Review.

This particular remote system gives you 600 yards of range and 3 different training correction modes to choose from – static, vibration and tone.

In this review, we take a closer look at all the main features of the 100 Yard Remote, as well as the potential drawbacks.

You should get a quick and clear idea of whether it’s worth further consideration for your dog/s.

Let’s check it out!

 

(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)

 

PetSafe 600 Yard Remote Trainer Review

If you prefer, you can go straight to viewing the PetSafe 600 Yard Remote here:

You can add one more dog (total of 2 dogs) to the system with the Add A Dog, or Add A Dog Lite Collars (on Amazon)

 

If you like, you can read about more PetSafe E Collar models in this guide.

 

PetSafe 600 Yard Remote Trainer: Review

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Features

A handheld remote device and training collar system

Has 600 yards range between the remote and the collar

It’s designed to fit dogs 8 lb. and up with neck sizes up to 28″

Choose between the standard model, or lite model

The Lite trainer feature a gentler static stimulation than standard trainers and are designed for sensitive or small dogs 

Has a rechargeable battery with a quick charging wall adaptor

The collar is waterproof

Has a backlit display on the remote

Comes with a static stimulation training option with 15 levels of static (has a safety lock feature for levels 8-15)

Comes with a vibration training option

Comes with a tone/sound training option

The handheld remote has a two-button design with dedicated buttons for tone and stimulation

Can support up to 2 dogs on the system

For the standard model, you add dogs to the system with the standard Add-A-Dog collar

For the lite model, you add dogs to the system with the Add-A-Dog lite collar 

 

Drawbacks

The collar won’t work as effectively if the contact points aren’t touching the skin – make sure the collar is on correctly

The high intensity levels of static – 8 to 15 – come preset as locked. You’ll have to unlock them manually yourself for more stubborn dogs

 

Overall

Overall, a good collar with a range of training options. PetSafe usually have good customer service too which is a bonus

 

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PetSafe 600 Yard Remote Trainer: Buyer’s Guide

What Is The PetSafe 600 Yard Remote Trainer Designed For?

It’s a handheld remote and collar receiver system designed for basic obedience training for distances up to around 600 yards.

It uses static, vibration and tone/beep training options.

2 dogs can be supported on this system with add on collars.

 

Who Might The PetSafe 600 Yard Remote Trainer Be For?

Those looking for a training collar with a range up to 600 yards

Those with dogs 8lbs and up

Those with dogs with neck sizes up to 28 inches

Those looking for a remote trainer with all 3 training options – static, vibrate and sound

 

Who Might The PetSafe 600 Yard Remote Trainer NOT Be For?

Those looking for a training collar with a range over 600 yards

Those with dogs under 8 lbs

Those with dogs with neck sizes greater than 28 inches

 

What Do You Get In The PetSafe 600 Yard Remote Trainer Kit/Pack?

Rechargeable Remote & Collar with Adjustable Premium Nylon Strap

Wall Charging Cord 

Test Light Tool

Long Contact Points

Quick Start Guide

 

Other E Collars & Remote Dog Training Dog Collars

You can read about some of the best overall e collars and remote dog training collars from different brands in this guide.

 

E Collar & Remote Dog Training Collar Buyers & FAQ Guide

You can read this guide which is an e collar and remote dog training collar buyers guide and 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

 

So:

– 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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