Regulation of Electronic Collars – Does Australia Have The Right Approach?

In the UK there has been much hotly contested debate on the use (and misuse) of electronic dog training collars, particularly those which emit a form of electric shock. Some groups have called for their complete ban while some dog owners have declared the tool to be a (literal) life saving device. Wales has banned the device but the rest of the UK still finds them to be legal and they are widely advertised for sale – both online and elsewhere. But should we be looking to the other side of the world for a model as to how they can (or should) be regulated? Here’s how Australia tackles the ‘eCollar’ issue.

Source: DogMagazine.net – the K9 Magazine blog

Regulation of Electronic Collars – Does Australia Have The Right Approach?

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