The Electronic Collar
Creating A Line Of Communication
What is an Electronic Collar?
This is NOT a Shock Collar. An E-Collar is a wireless collar that a dog wears around his/her neck that is operated by the dog handler who uses a hand held transmitter.
What Does It Feel Like?
The modern E-collar is no longer a unit that produces static shock, but rather blunt stimulation. Today, the E-collar is virtually a tens-unit similar to what is used in acupuncture, massage, and physical therapy. I have all of my students test it on their hand before putting it on their dog. The most common reaction I get is, "That's It?"
Why Use An Electronic Collar?
It creates an effective way to communicate with your dog. An Electronic Collar lets your dog be off leash, have the freedom they deserve but still allows you to be in full control of them. It can create a solid recall, as well as used for corrections.
What Collar Do I Buy?
We highly recommend and use the Garmin Collars, Sport Dog, or Mini Educators. Do NOT buy the cheaper ones, they are unreliable, and the stimulation is too hot! I will send you an Amazon link of collars I recommend when you setup the first lesson.
How Do I Get Started?
We Understand That Everyone's Lifestyle, Schedule and Training Goals Vary. That's Why We Offer A Few Different Lesson Programs. All Programs include one-on-one guidance, helping you and your dog become a team. Don't see anything that works for you? Text 770-625-1521 for a custom lesson package.
Why Is It So Important To Setup A Lesson / Teach The Language?
There is an easy way to use an E-Collar and then there is the right way to use an E-Collar. It is important to remember that it is not a magic wand that will effortlessly make your dog start listening to you. People can be too quick to start pushing buttons, without explaining any of the "rules" to the dog. Improper usage of the collar can lead to an unreliable dog, and even behavioral issues. At Willow Creek we will teach you how to use the electronic collar to clearly communicate with your dog.
How Long Does It Take To Train A Dog On The E-Collar To Be Reliable?
Training is about consistency, don’t expect your dog to do well if you don’t put in the time! Training time depends on your goals, your dog's previous training history, how much you practice, and the age of your dog.
At Willow Creek Dog Training, let us help you reach your goals with our unique E-Collar programs. Whether you come to our training location, or you prefer us to come to you for in-home lessons, we provide several programs designed to fit your goals and lifestyle. Take the first step and contact us today to get started on the journey to a well-behaved pup.
Don't see what you're looking for? Or have multiple dogs you want to train? Text Bailee For a custom program. 770-625-1521
2 Lesson Program - My Location
Our 2 Lesson E-Collar Program is perfect for owners who have taken a Basic Obedience Group Class and/or is more of an advanced handler that prefers to follow guided homework assignments. In this program, two lessons will be scheduled approximately 3-5 weeks apart. 2 Homework packets will be given, and discussed at the end of each lesson.
Two Private Lessons: $275
4 Lesson Program - My Location
Our 4 Lesson E-Collar Package is great for the owner that has taken a Basic Obedience Group Class, has the time to work with their dog to complete homework assignments, but would benefit from more guidance. Lessons will be scheduled 1-2 weeks apart.
Four Private Lessons: $500
*Most Popular Program
6 Lesson Program - My Location
Our 6 Lesson E-Collar Package is great for those who are just starting out their training journey with their dog, and/or would benefit more from weekly guidance. Lessons will be scheduled on a weekly basis.
6 Private Lessons: $750
In Home Programs:
Experience private, in home e-collar lessons with Bailee from Willow Creek Dog Training. Bailee will come to you so you can work with your dog in the comfort and convenience of your own home, neighborhood or favorite park. Homes that are over 10 miles away from 3485 McEver Road, Gainesville GA will have an additional travel fee.
4 Week Program - Twice A Week
Our 8 Lesson Program of In Home Electronic Collar Private Lessons is designed to give you the best possible outcome in the shortest amount of time. Lessons are scheduled twice a week, typically Mondays and Fridays.
$1,400 / 8 Lessons Total
6 Week Program - Once A Week
Our 6 Lesson Program is great for those who are just starting out their training journey with their dog, and/or would like weekly guidance for total off leash reliability in the comfort of their own home. Lessons will be scheduled on a weekly basis.
$1,020 / 6 Lessons Total
Below you can request to book your first Private Lesson.
Please Text 770-625-1521 for more dates.