Ban Shock Collars

Petco Ends Sale of Shockproof Collars

San Diego-based Petco said on Tuesday it will no longer sell electronic pet collars, also known as shock collars, because it doubles the health and welfare of animals. The decision, indeed immediately, is more than a simple symbolic gesture; this simultaneously puts to bed a $ 10 million a year …

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Petco bans shock collars, hunter reacts

BISMARCK, ND (KFYR) – Dogs might be man’s best friend, but the CEO of Petco says friendship isn’t always a two-way street during training. It revolves around a petition for the industry to drastically reduce sales of shockproof collars and ban them at Petco, claiming they increase fear, anxiety and …

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Petco will no longer sell electric shock collars

Just like parents and their human children, each pet owner has a different idea of ​​what is best for their furry babies, especially when it comes to training. Some prefer to focus only on positive reinforcement, while others use tools to punish and correct bad behavior. But now a leading …

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Israel intends to ban the sale of fur

Israel could be the first country in the world to ban the sale of animal fur. While crafting a plan for new regulations, Environment Minister Gila Gamliel strongly criticized the sale and use of fur in clothing, saying “The fur industry causes the deaths of hundreds of millions of animals …

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Study calls for a ban on electric dog collars

Using electric shock collars to train dogs doesn’t work, and “positive reinforcement” is a better tool, according to a new study. Researchers at the University of Lincoln looked at the benefit of training dogs with and without remote electronic collars versus positive reinforcement. More than 60 dogs with “off-leash behavior …

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