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1. The effects of using aversive training methods in dogs—A review: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S1558787817300357

2. Do aversive-based training methods actually compromise dog welfare? A literature review: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0168159117302095

3. Review of Dog Training Methods: Welfare, Learning Ability, and Current Standards: https://spca.bc.ca/wp-content/uploads/dog-training-methods-review.pdf

4. Does training method matter? Evidence for the negative impact of aversive-based methods on companion dog welfare: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33326450/

5. Effects of 2 training methods on stress-related behaviors of the dog (Canis familiaris) and on the dog–owner relationship: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S1558787814000070

6. The Welfare Consequences and Efficacy of Training Pet Dogs with Remote Electronic Training Collars in Comparison to Reward Based Training: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4153538/

7. Training methods of military dog handlers and their effects on the team’s performances: https://tinyurl.com/t27vvsec

Training dogs with help of the shock collar: short and long term behavioural effects
: https://tinyurl.com/3b9njtx2

9. Behaviour of smaller and larger dogs: Effects of training methods, inconsistency of owner behaviour and level of engagement in activities with the dog: https://tinyurl.com/42jvsa7c

10. The use of electronic collars for training domestic dogs: estimated prevalence, reasons and risk factors for use, and owner perceived success as compared to other training methods: https://tinyurl.com/y2zupwwf

11. Human directed aggression in domestic dogs (Canis familiaris): Occurrence in different contexts and risk factors: https://tinyurl.com/32hftmuu

12. Inter-dog aggression in a UK owner survey: prevalence, co-occurrence in different contexts and risk factors: https://tinyurl.com/zp449dfv

13. Survey of the use and outcome of confrontational and non-confrontational training methods in client-owned dogs showing undesired behaviors: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0168159108003717

14. Dog training methods: Their use, effectiveness and interaction with behaviour and welfare: https://tinyurl.com/4872up4r

15. National survey of owner-directed aggression in English Springer Spaniels: https://avmajournals.avma.org/doi/pdf/10.2460/javma.2005.227.1594

16. Carrots versus sticks: The relationship between training methods and dog-owner attachment: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0168159119300127

17. Efficacy of Dog Training With and Without Remote Electronic Collars vs. a Focus on Positive Reinforcement: https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fvets.2020.00508/full

18. Training methods and owner–dog interactions: Links with dog behaviour and learning ability: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0168159111000876

19. Questionnaire survey on the use of different e-collar types in France in everyday life with a view to providing recommendations for possible future regulations: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S1558787817301351

20. Exploration of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal function as a tool to evaluate animal welfare: https://tinyurl.com/cwjw3yzc

21. The Encyclopedia of Applied Animal Behavior and Welfare: https://tinyurl.com/8ta5td9s


The Welfare Consequences and Efficacy of Training Pet Dogs with Remote Electronic Training Collars in Comparison to Reward Training.

Comparison of Stress and Learning Effects of Three Different Training Methods: Electronic Training Collar, Pinch Collar and Quitting Signal.


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