Pets should be at least 6 months old and understand basic obedience commands before using the trainer.
Eliminate one misbehavior or teach one obedience command at a time. If you move too fast with training, your pet may become confused.
Keep training sessions short and watch your dog's reactions to tell what level and length of stimulation is appropriate.
Be consistent. Correct your pet every time he misbehaves.
Prevent your dog from only obeying when he's wearing the collar or sees the remote by letting him wear the collar for different lengths of time during normal routines when you're not training, such as during play or walks.
Unless you can supervise him or set up a situation as a training session, it is recommended that you restrict your pet from situations in which he has a history of misbehaving.
Setting up a situation as a training session can dramatically improve your chances of success.
Try higher levels of stimulation to correct unwanted behaviors and lower levels to reinforce known commands.
When using the training tone, train out of hearing range of other pets becayse they will also be affected by the tones.
If your pet reacts to the tones by hiding or acting fearful, redirect his attention to a simple and appropriate behavior, such as giving a Sit command.
Only responsible family members should use the trainer.
Never use the remote trainer to correct or eliminate any form of aggressive behavior. If you are unsure if your dog is aggressive, consult your veterinarian or a certified trainer.