Buyer's Guide Articles
has done it again… Yes, they changed their collars twice in less than a year. Just when you thought a good thing couldn’t get any better.
Well, let me walk you through the series of changes that have occurred with the new Tri-Tronics G2 EXP line. Simply put, not much has changed for the guy looking for a single dog unit. In fact, if you are one of those guys who says, “I will never have the need to run more than one dog at a time.” Well, then the EXP model is not for you. In fact, Tri-Tronics has made the decision to keep the standard G2 models available – but only in the one dog versions.
There are many types of dog fences
on the market today. The manufacturers of dog fences include Innotek, Petsafe, Dogtra and SportDog. In this article, I would like to help clear up some of the terminology and concepts associated with choosing the right underground dog fence.
Every underground dog fence is made up of three devices; Wall-mount transmitter, wire and flags, and the dog collar.
Its hard to argue that the technological advancements in dog training over the past 15-20 years has done nothing but help dog trainers advance their dog to new heights. Two products that immediately come to mind are Bird Launchers and Dummy Launchers.
The “electronic age” has changed hearing protection for the sportsmen. Technology has not only increased the effectiveness, but it has also made improvements to comfort, size, and amplification. Shooters can now wear units that comfortably fit within the ear canal offering ultimate implications and protection.
This guide will walk you through electronic hearing protection jargon, explain the technologies and give insight to the best possible solution for electronic hearing protection. Quality units are available for about $100.00, but if budget is not a concern, advanced protection can be purchased for over $1000.00.
More than 30 years ago, electronic collars made their way into the dog-training scene. However, because the first generation of electronic collars were only capable of delivering one level of stimulation to the dog, they where appropriately nicknamed “shock collars”. These collars required the trainer to select the level of correction by inserting an “intensity plug” into the collar (before putting the collar on the dog for training, once the collar was on the dog they could not change the intensity level). This plug would then cause the collar to emit the same level of stimulation for all corrections issued during the session, regardless of how small or large the infraction – hence the nickname “shock collar”.