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Old 08-29-2007, 07:23 PM   #2
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Originally Posted by lassie View Post
are bark collars and e -collars the same thing????
A bark collar is an electronic collar too, but they're not the same thing.

With the bark collar the dog automatically gets zapped every time it barks.

The electronic training collar has a remote and is controlled by the handler.

Both collars should have settings that adjust to the requirements of the dog.

Kcat if your neighbor says the collar is a ETC with a remote it probably is.

Someone should ask the dogs that have been dumped into shelters for chronic barking if they'd rather wear an e collar for awhile or be in the situation they're in. I'll bet if given a choice most of them would take the e collar in order to be able to stay in their former homes.
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