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Dogtra 200C Review: Is This Compact E Collar Worth It?

In this Dogtra 200C Review, we consider whether this compact Dogtra training Collar system is really worth it.

We do this by firstly outlining it’s best features and also it’s cons.

We then consider who the e collar may and may not be for based on these features, cons and what it what actually designed for.

Let’s check out the Dogtra 200C in more detail!

(NOTE: this is a general information guide only, and is not professional advice, or a substitute for professional advice. A qualified vet or animal expert is the only person qualified to give you expert advice in regards to your pet/s)

Dogtra 200C Review: Is This Compact E Collar Worth It?

You can go straight to viewing the Dogtra 200C here if you like:

Dogtra 200C E Collar (on Amazon)

**You can purchase long contact points for the collar separately (only short contact points come with the system) – Dogtra Stainless Steel Contact Points (on Amazon) 

Dogtra 200C: Review

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Features

  • A compact/small dog collar training system – comes with a handheld remote and collar device
  • For dogs 10 lbs and up
  • Designed for Basic Obedience Training and entry level field work
  • Has 100 different levels of low to medium static stimulation controllable from a dial on the front of the remote
  • Has both continuous and momentary static stimulation options
  • Has vibration training option
  • 1/2 a mile range between remote and collar receiver
  • Has 2 hour quick charge batteries
  • Fully waterproof

Drawbacks

  • Not for more advanced and professional trainers and dog owners
  • Not for dogs smaller than 10lbs
  • Not for hard and stubborn temperament dogs, or those looking for high output static
  • Doesn’t have a tone/sound option
  • Not a 2 dog system

View the Dogtra 200C E Collar on Amazon

Dogtra 200C: Buyer’s Guide

What Is The Dogtra 200C Designed For?

Designed for basic obedience training and entry level field work

Who Might The Dogtra 200C Be For?

  • Basic obedience training and entry level field work
  • For dogs 10 lbs and up
  • For soft to medium temperament dogs
  • For those looking to train with static and vibration modes
  • Those looking to train with a 1 dog system

Who Might The Dogtra 200C NOT Be For?

  • More advanced and professional trainers and dog owners
  • Dogs smaller than 10lbs
  • Hard and stubborn temperament dogs, or those looking for high output static
  • Those looking to train with a tone/sound option
  • Those looking to train with a 2 dog system

What Do You Get In The Dogtra 200C Kit?

  • Transmitter
  • Receiver
  • Battery Charger and Splitter Cable
  • Owner’s Manual
  • Short contacts

What Might Be The Best Way To Use An E Collar On A Dog?

For professional advice on using a shock or e collar, see a vet or a professional dog trainer, or animals expert.

But, in general, good e collars come with instruction manuals and guides that tell you how to safely and effectively use their product.

Look to buy from a reputable company that cares about the safety and well being of the dogs.

The best way to use an e collar might be as a temporary device for associating negative or undesirable behavior with a cue (such as a vibration or noise), or a stimulus (such as a nick/static stimulus).

They can be used to teach or retrain a certain behavior, and then put away. They may only be brought out again if your dog/s forget that behavior, or need retraining.

So, really, they could be used ideally as a temporary training and teaching tool (not permanent) for happy and healthy dogs. 

If you notice any negative side effects to your dog’s physical or mental health from using an e collar, discontinue use immediately.

The benefits of an e collar might be:

  • You don’t have to set the collar to shock if it has alternative options like tone or vibration
  • The lowest shock settings on good e collars will provide a small amount of discomfort, not pain
  • The feedback to your dog is instantaneous and not delayed
  • It works at range
  • It saves you shouting and getting frustrated
  • + many other benefits

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