Respondent Conditioning with Dogtra Collars

Respondent Conditioning with Dogtra Collars


Dogtra e-collars and Dogtra tracking and training equipment are well known in both hunting and dog training circles. Whether you are interested in Dogtra collars or tracking equipment like the Dogtra Pathfinder GPS, you can be assured of the quality and effectiveness of your purchase.

Using the principles of respondent conditioning – which is also known as classical conditioning or Pavlovian conditioning, Dogtra collars and training equipment enable you to train your dog to stop doing pesky things like wandering, jumping on people, excessively barking, or doing more dangerous behaviors such as lunging and biting.

The folks at Dogtra have been developing effective e-training tools for dogs for more than 30 years. Their products are trusted by professional dog trainers throughout the world. But you do not need to be a professional K-9 trainer to use Dogtra training collars effectively. Whether you buy a an extra Dogtra Pathfinder collar, Pathfinder TRX (GPS track-only bundle (which is approved for UKC and AKC events) or any of the other products in the Dogtra line, you’ll find a user guide included that offers precise instructions.

Key features of Dogtra products include:

  • Precise control of the level of stimulation
  • Two types of stimulation: nick (momentary bursts) and constant
  • Reduced output/ reduced receivers for use with smaller
  • Waterproof (the handheld IQ transmitter is water-resistant)
  • Your choice of a variety of ranges
  • Ni-MH batteries or lithium batteries
  • LCD displays

If you would like to put the principles of respondent conditioning to work in training your dog, there are a range of models designed to suit a variety of needs and budgets in both the e-collar and tracking and training equipment lines from Dogtra. If you’re not sure which collar or what equipment is right for you, give us a call at (252)795-5000.

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