Shock collars are fundamental to training a hunting dog. The problem is that shock collars can often be mismanaged or misused altogether.
In this hunting dog training video, you will walk through seasoned insights on how to use electronic collars to train a hunting retriever.
Many hunters simply over-use an electronic dog collar, and by doing so, they ruin a dog's hunt drive. Electronic collars work. And when used properly, they are rarely used at all in my experience.
Remember, it's a tool, and shock collars are meant to be used wisely within your training toolbox with what we refer to as collar pressure; and when you do that, the animal isn't harmed in any way whatsoever.