Dog Training Collars

Dog training collars for sale

At Waggs.co.za, we understand the importance of effective dog training. That’s why we offer a wide selection of high-quality dog training collars to help you train your furry companion with ease. But what exactly are dog training collars, and how can they benefit you and your dog?

Dog training collars are specialized devices designed to assist in the training process by providing gentle feedback and guidance to your dog. These collars utilize various techniques such as sound, vibration, or mild static stimulation to communicate with your dog during training sessions. They are a valuable tool that can enhance communication and encourage positive behavior.

When it comes to the benefits of using dog training collars, the advantages are plentiful. Firstly, they provide a safe and humane way to train your dog, ensuring their well-being throughout the process. These collars allow you to effectively address behaviors like excessive barking, pulling on the leash, or jumping up on people.

Additionally, dog training collars promote consistency and precision in training. With the ability to deliver timely feedback, you can reinforce desired behaviors and discourage unwanted ones promptly. This consistency aids in establishing clear communication between you and your dog, helping them understand expectations and boundaries.

By investing in a dog training collar from Waggs.co.za, you gain access to top-notch quality products that are built to last. Our collars are crafted with durability, comfort, and safety in mind, ensuring a pleasant training experience for both you and your dog.

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to enhance your dog’s training journey. Empower yourself with the tools you need to bring out the best in your beloved companion. Take the first step towards effective training and a deeper bond with your furry friend. Buy now and unleash the potential within!

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  • Petsafe 100m Standard Remote Trainer

    R2,999

    The Petsafe 100m Standard Remote Trainer available at Waggs Pet Shop is a perfect training device for dogs. With a range of 100 meters, it allows you to correct unwanted behavior from a distance and is an excellent choice for outdoor activities. The Remote Trainer is equipped with 16 levels of static stimulation and a tone only mode. This device is user-friendly and easy to operate with its push-button design and handy wrist strap. Ensure quality and reliability because the device is from Petsafe. Train your dog and achieve your desired behavior with the efficient Petsafe 100m Standard Remote Trainer.

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  • Petsafe 900m Standard Remote Trainer

    R4,999

    Looking for an effective way to train your pet? The Petsafe 900m Standard Remote Trainer from Waggs Pet Shop is your solution. With a range of 900 meters, this remote dog training collar is perfect for training your dog quickly and efficiently. Our Petsafe products are high-quality and reliable, ensuring your pet’s safety. Invest in the Petsafe 900m Standard Remote Trainer and watch your pet learn and thrive.

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  • SportDOG 1600m SportTrainer 1825 Remote Trainer

    R9,779

    Take your dog training to the next level with the SportDOG 1600m SportTrainer 1825 Remote Trainer from Waggs Pet Shop. Equipped with a 1,600 meter range and 21 levels of static correction, this trainer helps you teach your dog commands and correct bad behavior. With expandable capabilities for up to three dogs and rechargeable batteries, the SportDOG 1600m SportTrainer 1825 Remote Trainer is perfect for pet lovers who want to not only train but enjoy hunting and other outdoor activities with their dogs. Shop now at Waggs Pet Shop and take advantage of our quality-assured pet products.

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  • PetSafe Clik-R Pet Training Tool

    R99

    Looking for an effective way to train your furry friend? Look no further than the PetSafe Clik-R Pet Training Tool offered by Waggs Pet Shop. As South Africa’s go-to pet shop for quality and reliability, we understand the importance of training your pet. This clicker for dog training is a humane and effective way to communicate with your pet and teach them new behaviors. Perfect for all levels of experience, this PetSafe training tool is easy to use and will help you and your pet bond in a fun and rewarding way.

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  • SportDOG SportTrainer 700m Remote Dog Trainer

    R6,899

    The SportDOG SportTrainer 700m Remote Dog Trainer available at Waggs Pet Shop is perfect for all active pet owners. This dog training product offers various features to train your furry friend, including a 700m range, 7 levels of static stimulation, vibration and tone options, and waterproof qualities. Enjoy quality time with your pet and buy the SportDOG SportTrainer 700m Remote Dog Trainer today from Waggs Pet Shop, your trusted South African pet product supplier.

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  • SportDOG 1200m SportTrainer 1275 Remote Trainer

    Train your pet like a pro with the advanced SportDOG 1200m SportTrainer 1275 Remote Trainer available only at Waggs Pet Shop. Our remote trainer features a 1200m range, 3 modes of operation, 7 levels of continuous or momentary stimulation, and a rechargeable battery. Our remote trainer is perfect for teaching your pet proper obedience or hunting. Get it now and enjoy a 1-year warranty.

    THIS ITEM HAS BEEN DISCONTINUED AND IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE. THE UPGRADED VERSION OF THIS PRODUCT IS AVAILABLE AND CAN BE ORDERED HERE.

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  • SportDOG Sporttrainer 1200m / 1600m Add-A-Dog Collar

    R4,299

    The SportDOG Sporttrainer 1200m/1600m Add-A-Dog Collar is the ultimate tool for passionate pet lovers who want to train multiple dogs at once. With a 1200m/1600m range, this product is built to provide maximum control for dog owners, and it is suitable for use in all weather conditions. Our collar is pet-friendly, with ten levels of stimulation, and safety shut-off, allowing you to customize the training programme to your dog’s needs. Get your SportDOG Sporttrainer 1200m/1600m Add-A-Dog Collar from Waggs Pet Shop today.

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  • SportDOG Orange Replacement Collar Strap

    R279

    Give your SportDOG collar a vibrant new look with the SportDOG Orange Replacement Collar Strap from Waggs Pet Shop. Made from high-quality material, this collar strap is durable, comfortable, and compatible with SportDOG remote trainers. With its vibrant orange color, your pet will stand out from the pack. Buy now and unleash your dog’s potential with this reliable SportDOG Orange Replacement Collar Strap.

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  • SportDOG Green Replacement Collar Strap

    R289

    Looking for a durable replacement collar strap for your SportDOG collar? Look no further than Waggs Pet Shop! Our SportDOG Green Replacement Collar Strap is made with high-quality materials and built to last. Designed for active dogs, it’s ideal for hiking, swimming, and any outdoor adventure. With its bright green color and SportDOG logo, it’s also a stylish choice for your furry friend. Order now and enjoy peace of mind knowing you’ve got the best replacement collar strap on the market.

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  • SportDOG SportTrainer 450 m / 700 m Add-A-Dog Collar

    R3,999

    Our SportDOG SportTrainer Add-A-Dog Collar is designed to enhance your training experience. Ideal for sport loving pet owners who are passionate about their pet’s training. The collar is compatible with the SportDOG SportTrainer 450 m and 700 m SD-425E and SD-825E models. With seven levels of stimulation, you can easily train your pet regardless of breed or size. The waterproof collar boasts a 700m line of sight range, ensuring that your pet obeys your commands even in open spaces. Give your pets the training they need by ordering the SportDOG SportTrainer Add-A-Dog Collar now at Waggs Pet Shop!

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  • Petsafe 900m Big Dog Add-A-Dog Extra Receiver Collar

    R2,099

    The Petsafe 900m Big Dog Add-A-Dog Extra Receiver Collar is a reliable and pet-friendly way to manage your big dog. Suitable for remote training and designed with your pets’ safety in mind, our collar is both effective and humane. Crafted with quality and reliability in mind, this collar is the perfect addition to your pet accessories. Order now and improve your pet’s life with the Petsafe 900m Big Dog Add-A-Dog Extra Receiver Collar from Waggs Pet Shop.

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  • SportDOG Blue Replacement Collar Strap

    R279

    Upgrade your dog’s collar with the SportDOG Blue Replacement Collar Strap available at Waggs Pet Shop. Made of durable and comfortable materials, this collar strap offers a reliable replacement for your dog’s worn-out collar. It is designed to withstand rough play and long-term use, ensuring your pet’s comfort while still being stylish with its blue color. Get the SportDOG Blue Replacement Collar Strap for your beloved dog from Waggs Pet Shop, where quality is our priority.

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  • PetSafe 275m Deluxe Remote Spray Trainer

    R2,999

    The PetSafe 275m Deluxe Remote Spray Trainer from Waggs Pet Shop offers a perfect solution for training your pets. With a range of up to 275m, this product comes with 15 levels of spray and tone correction, ensuring reliable results. Our commitment to quality is evident as we are an authorized reseller of PetSafe products. The PetSafe 275m Deluxe Remote Spray Trainer is not only humane but pet-friendly too, making it a preferred choice for passionate pet lovers in South Africa.

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  • PetSafe Deluxe Remote Spray Trainer – 300m

    The PetSafe Deluxe Remote Spray Trainer – 300m helps control your pet’s behavior and train them in a humane and effective way. With a range of up to 300m, it’s perfect for training your dog both indoors and outdoors. Our product uses remote spray technology to interrupt your pet’s unwanted behavior, without causing any physical harm. The remote control is easy to use, and the spray is safe for pets and humans. Trust Waggs Pet Shop, South Africa’s renowned pet products retailer, to bring you premium quality PetSafe Deluxe Remote Spray Trainer – 300m to help improve the behavior of your furry friend.

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  • Petsafe VT-100 Vibration Remote Trainer

    Discover the power of the Petsafe VT-100 Vibration Remote Trainer available at Waggs Pet Shop. This high-quality pet training tool helps you control your dog’s behavior from a distance, making it perfect for those off-leash walks. With a comfortable and ergonomic design, it’s easy to use, and the remote can control up to 1000 feet away. Your dog will feel a harmless vibration that grabs their attention and helps teach them new commands. Trust Waggs Pet Shop’s commitment to quality and get the Petsafe VT-100 Vibration Remote Trainer today!

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  • SportDOG SportTrainer Add-a-beeper Remote Beeper

    R4,099

    Get the ultimate training tool for your hunting dogs – the SportDOG SportTrainer Add-a-beeper Remote Beeper from Waggs Pet Shop. This versatile and durable beeper collar is designed to track your dogs in the field while providing added safety and control. With a range of 800 yards, you can adjust the volume and tone frequency to match your dog’s hearing, ensuring effective communication. The lightweight and waterproof collar comes with rechargeable batteries. Get your hands on this product from Waggs Pet Shop, the go-to retailer for high-quality pet products in South Africa.

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  • PetSafe 350m Little Dog Add-A-Dog Remote Trainer

    R1,899

    The PetSafe 350m Little Dog Add-A-Dog Remote Trainer available at Waggs Pet Shop is perfect for training your little furry friend. Whether you need to teach them basic obedience or deal with issue behaviors, our remote trainer is an effective and humane product. Our authorized reseller status of PetSafe products means that we provide quality and reliability. Choose the best for your pet with our PetSafe 350m Little Dog Add-A-Dog Remote Trainer.

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  • PetSafe 350m Little Dog Deluxe Remote Trainer

    R3,199

    The PetSafe 350m Little Dog Deluxe Remote Trainer from Waggs Pet Shop is the perfect training tool for your little pup. With a range of 350m, you can correct behavior from a distance. Our PetSafe brand ensures quality and reliability. The remote trainer has 15 levels of static stimulation, a tone-only mode, and +2 boost button for distractions. It’s also waterproof and rechargeable. Give your furry friend the training they need with the PetSafe 350m Little Dog Deluxe Remote Trainer from Waggs Pet Shop.

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How to Choose a Dog Training Collar

Introduction

Choosing the right dog training collar can be a daunting task, especially with the wide variety of options available in the market. A well-fitted and appropriate collar can make a significant difference in the training process, ensuring that your dog learns quickly and effectively. In this article, we will discuss the different types of dog training collars, the factors to consider when choosing one, common mistakes to avoid, and answer some frequently asked questions.

Types of Dog Training Collars

Martingale Collars

Martingale collars are designed to tighten slightly when your dog pulls on the leash, applying pressure without choking. They are especially useful for dogs with narrow heads or those that tend to slip out of traditional collars.

Head Collars

Head collars, also known as gentle leaders, control the dog's head and muzzle, which helps in managing pulling and lunging behaviors. They are a great option for strong or large dogs that need more guidance during training.

Prong or Pinch Collars

Prong collars consist of interlocking links with blunt prongs that tighten around the dog's neck when they pull. While they can be effective for training stubborn or strong dogs, they should be used with caution and under the guidance of a professional trainer.

Slip Collars

Slip collars, also known as choke chains, tighten around the dog's neck when they pull on the leash. They can be useful for training, but should only be used by experienced handlers, as they can cause injury if used improperly.

Static Stimulation Collars

Static stimulation collars, or static collars, deliver a mild static shock to the dog when the handler presses a button on a remote control. They can be an effective training tool when used correctly, but should only be used by experienced trainers and with a thorough understanding of your dog's temperament.

Factors to Consider When Choosing a Dog Training Collar

Size and Breed of Your Dog

The size and breed of your dog play a crucial role in determining the right training collar. Make sure to measure your dog's neck and refer to the manufacturer's size chart to ensure a proper fit.

Purpose of the Collar

Consider the specific training goals you have for your dog, such as obedience training, behavior modification, or off-leash control, and choose a collar that best suits those needs.

Material and Durability

Look for a collar made from high-quality materials that can withstand daily use and resist wear and tear. Nylon, leather, and metal are common materials used in dog training collars.

Adjustability and Comfort

Choose a collar with an adjustable fit to accommodate your dog's growth or changes in weight. Also, consider the comfort of the collar, opting for one with padding or rounded edges to prevent irritation.

Safety Features

Select a collar with safety features such as quick-release buckles, reflective materials, or breakaway mechanisms to reduce the risk of injury or accidents.

Common Mistakes to Avoid When Choosing a Dog Training Collar

Choosing a collar based on aesthetics alone: While it's natural to want a stylish collar for your dog, prioritize functionality and safety above appearance.

  • Ignoring your dog's temperament: Consider your dog's individual personality and behavior patterns when selecting a training collar. Some dogs may respond better to certain types of collars, while others may require a more gentle approach.
  • Skipping professional guidance: If you're unsure about the right collar for your dog or how to use it effectively, consult a professional dog trainer for advice.
  • Using a training collar as a regular collar: Training collars are not meant for continuous wear. Use them only during training sessions, and switch to a regular collar when not training.

Conclusion

Choosing the right dog training collar is an essential step in establishing a successful training program for your dog. By understanding the various types of collars and considering factors such as size, breed, purpose, and safety, you can select the best collar for your dog's unique needs. Remember to consult with a professional trainer if you're unsure about which collar to choose or how to use it effectively.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I use a dog training collar for a puppy?

It depends on the type of collar and the age of the puppy. Generally, it's best to wait until your puppy is at least 5-6 months old before introducing a training collar. Consult with a professional trainer for guidance on the most appropriate collar and training techniques for your puppy.

How long should a dog wear a training collar?

A dog should only wear a training collar during training sessions, typically lasting no more than an hour. Remove the training collar after the session and replace it with a regular collar.

How do I clean and maintain a dog training collar?

The cleaning method depends on the material of the collar. Nylon collars can usually be hand-washed with mild soap and water, while leather collars require special leather cleaners and conditioners. Metal collars can be wiped down with a damp cloth. Always follow the manufacturer's instructions for cleaning and maintenance.

Can a dog training collar be used for multiple dogs?

While some collars may be adjustable to fit multiple dogs, it's best to have a dedicated collar for each dog. This ensures a proper fit and allows for individualized training based on each dog's unique needs.

Are electronic collars safe for dogs?

When used correctly and under the guidance of a professional trainer, electronic collars can be a safe and effective training tool. However, misuse or overuse can cause discomfort, fear, and anxiety in dogs. Always follow the manufacturer's instructions and consult a professional trainer for proper usage.