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The Science of Dog Training: Is It Okay To Use A Shock Collar?

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The use of electronic shock collars as aids in dog training is, to put it mildly, controversial. Some are outraged that owners would subject their canine companions to electric shocks; others insist they're the only way to get their dogs to behave. What does science say? Let us break it down for you.

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