It has been estimated that up to half a million dog owners across the UK use the collars which can provide shocks lasting up to 30 seconds. They are already outlawed in Wales where their use can be met with a fine of up to £20,000 or six months in prison. Ministers in Scotland are now considering a similar approach north of the border and have consulted on the use of all electronic training aids, such as shock collars and boundary fence systems. Most Scots want to see some kind of ban imposed, with 44% of took part backing a complete ban, while a further 10% back the combination of a ban and stricter regulations. There was more sympathy, though, for the use of “vibration” collars if these devices could be properly regulated. A total of 1,032 responses were received. Pet owners, members of the public and animal welfare groups were more likely to be in favour of a ban, warning that they can cause “anxiety-related” behaviour among animals and are harmful and cruel. • READ MORE: T in the Park ospreys cost DF Concerts £1m “There is no need to use training methods which are punishment-based and dependent on inflicting pain or creating fear,” opponents state in the consultation. “This approach suppresses behaviour without addressing its underlying cause or the motivation behind it.
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