Downeast Dog News

Why Shock Collars Can Be Harmful to Our Dogs & Humane Alternatives to Electrical Shock

Green Acres Kennel Shop
1653 Union Street
Don Hanson
May 12, 2018
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Photo by: Debra Bell

Don Hanson, co-owner of Green Acres Kennel Shop will discuss electronic shock collars and why they are a dangerous and inhumane choice for training, managing, or containing a dog. He will review the scientific, peer-reviewed literature on shock as well as recommendations from veterinary behavioral experts on humane and effective alternatives to electric shock. The seminar is free. Hanson is a Certified Dog Behavior Consultant (CDBC) and a Certified Professional Dog Trainer (CPDT-KA). For more information or to register, go to