|Reasons cited by owners for remote e-collar and bark collar use|
|Device||Reason for use||Number of owners using electric collar for this reason||Combined categories used in regression models|
|E-collar (n = 185)||Chasing livestock||31||Problems with recall and chasing|
|Chasing people (incl. bikes)||4|
|Chasing other dogs||5|
|Chasing other (e.g. wildlife)||27|
|Barking||47||Barking, excluded as small numbers used exclusively|
|General training||15||All categories excluded from regression analysis due to insufficient numbers|
|Pulling on lead||9|
|Escaping / jumping at fence||3|
|Mounting other dogs||1|
Owners may have reported use for more than one situation.
Blackwell et al.
Blackwell et al. BMC Veterinary Research 2012 8:93 doi:10.1186/1746-6148-8-93