The best remote dog training collar for you and your canine companion depends partly on your dog training goals and your specific dog. However, there are certain features and benefits you should look for no matter what.
Don’t let their similar appearances confuse you; there are some very important differences among dog training collars.
Consider these factors to evaluate dog training collars and find the right one for you.
Best Features of Training Collars:
- A design made specifically for your dog training goals (yard training, bark training or training a hunting dog or working dog)
- A large enough (or small enough) size to fit your dog
- Humane stimulation, such as a tone, vibration or E-Collar’s patented blunt pulse stimulation
- Powerful enough stimulation for your dog’s size and temperament
- Adjustable stimulation levels, preferably with E-Collar’s COS (control of stimulation) technology
- A long enough connection range, at least ½ mile
- A fast connection between the controller and the dog training collar
- Proven durability and testing
- A strong warranty
- Positive online reviews
If you keep these factors in mind and use the above checklist, your selection should be much simpler and much more rewarding. Compare dog training collars now to choose the one that will work best for you and your dog.
|Min. Dog Size||5 lbs.||5 lbs.||5 lbs.||5 lbs.||5 lbs.||30 lbs.||5 lbs.||5 lbs.||5 lbs.||5 lbs.||30 lbs.|
|Range||N/A||1/2 Mile||1/3 Mile||1/2 Mile||3/4 Mile||1 Mile||1/2 Mile||1/2 Mile||1/2 Mile||300 Yards||500 Yards|
|Expandable||N/A||Up to 2 Dogs||Up to 2 Dogs||Up to 2 Dogs||Up to 2 Dogs||Up to 2 Dogs||Up to 2 Dogs||Up to 3 Dogs||Up to 2 Dogs||Up to 2 Dogs||Up to 2 Dogs|
|Programable via PC||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||Yes||Yes||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Wireless Finger Button||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Strap Size||3/4 Inch||3/4 Inch||3/4 Inch||3/4 Inch||3/4 Inch||1 Inch||3/4 Inch||3/4 Inch||3/4 Inch||3/4 Inch||1 Inch|
|Fits Neck Size||5 to 22 1/2 Inches||5 to 22 1/2 Inches||5 to 22 1/2 Inches||5 to 22 1/2 Inches||5 to 22 1/2 Inches||6 to 22 Inches||5 to 22 1/2 Inches||5 to 22 1/2 Inches||5 to 22 1/2 Inches||5 to 22 1/2 Inches||6 to 22 Inches|
|2.43×1.56×1.33 2.0oz||2.51×1.44×1.19 2.0oz||2.43×1.56×1.33 2.3oz||2.43×1.56×1.33 2.3oz||2.79×1.73×1.3 3.4oz||2.43×1.56×1.33 2.3oz||2.43×1.56×1.33 2.3oz||2.43×1.56×1.33 2.3oz||2.64×1.73×0.99 1.9oz||2.92×1.69×1.12 2.8oz|
|Remote Size||N/A||2.63×4.09×1.24 3.0oz||2.63×4.09×1.24 3.0oz||2.63×4.09×1.24 3.0oz||2.79×4.25×1.25 3.4oz||2.79×4.25×1.25 3.4oz||1.87×6.06×1.21 3.7oz||1.87×6.06×1.21 3.7oz||2.63×4.09×1.24 3.0oz||1.65×3.0x0.94 1.7oz||1.65×3.0x0.94 1.7oz|