Findway Rechargeable Shock Collar — Detailed Review

findway 998DR Rechargeable LCD Shock Vibra Remote Control Dog Training Collar

 

The Findway Rechargeable Shock Collar is a training collar that is controlled by a remote. Like all training collars, this one has correction modes. And the primary mode on this collar is static shock.

If you are new to these things,  go check out this article on dog training collars or more specifically this article on shock collars.

Now to kick things off, we’ll answer this important question…

 

 

 

Who Can Wear The Findway Rechargeable Shock Collar?

The Findway Rechargeable Shock Collar is a training collar so certain dogs do not need this. Small dogs and puppies younger than 6 weeks should not be made to wear this collar. Aside the fact that it could prove to be heavy for them, the static shock will just be too much for them.

Other dogs that shouldn’t be wearing this collar include pregnant and lactating mothers, invalid dogs and also senior dogs.

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Features Of The Findway Rechargeable Shock Collar

1. Remote Control

It is with this remote control that you get to determine what goes on with the collar. It, of course, carries a number of buttons, each of them sending different messages that will be received and acted upon by the collar receiver (more on that later).

One of the buttons on this remote is the mode button. Now to better understand what this button does, you’ll have to  bear in mind that this collar has two correction modes: vibration and shock.

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So what the mode button does is help you navigate between the modes. We think that if you’re going to be using this collar, it is advisable to start with the vibrations and see how your dog responds to those.

Furthermore, there are two navigation buttons (up and down) on the side of the remote. Now, remember the two modes? Each of them has 100 levels to it. So, the navigation buttons are what you’ll use in going through the levels of whatever mode you’ve set.

There is also a launch button on the collar and yes it is used to kick things into motion. Still on the topic of buttons, there is an LED light button on this remote that lights up the LED light on the collar.

One more thing, the remote is rechargeable just like the collar receiver. And since we are on that…

2. Collar Receiver

The receiver is what actually gets to be on your dog’s neck. It receives instructions or information from the remote control and acts on it by sending the appropriate correction mode.

The collar covers a decent range. However, this is totally dependent on how many obstacles are in the way between you and your dog.

Now, on the Findway Rechargeable Shock Collar, you’ll notice a set of shock probes. When fitting the collar on your dog, be sure that the probes actually touch his neck. Because the probes are responsible for transmitting the shock sensation. This collar comes with 1 pair of replacement probes.

Seeing as the Findway Rechargeable Shock Collar is a rechargeable collar, it comes with its very own charger. And the collar actually holds in the charge well.

However, finding a replacement for that charger isn’t exactly the easiest thing. So, if you’ll be getting this collar, be sure to handle the charger with care.

Furthermore, the area where the charging port is has a protective rubber flap over it. You could use it to cover the port to protect it against accidental (and sometimes intentional) moisture spillage.

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Because of how the collar strap is positioned, you’ll have to pull it out whenever you want to charge the collar. Now, speaking of collar strap…

3. Collar Strap

This is what helps the collar receiver stay around your dog’s neck. It is made out of nylon and is fairly durable.

The strap comes in only one size. Luckily, there is a plastic tri glide on the strap which you can use in getting the collar to be the right size. There is also a plastic buckle on the strap for fastening the collar around the wearer’s neck.

4. Test Light

The test light is supposed to help you know if the shock function works. What you want to do is place it above either of the probes and then press the right button on the remote. If it lights up then it works.

5. Instruction Manual

The Findway Rechargeable Shock Collar comes with one instruction manual that is meant to help you navigate through the usage of the collar. The instruction manual is written in simple English.

findway 998DR Rechargeable LCD Shock Vibra Remote Control Dog Training Collar

 

 

 

Is the Findway Rechargeable Shock Collar User Friendly?

As a matter of fact, the Findway Rechargeable Shock Collar is user friendly. Especially seeing as it comes with a training manual.

However, we have to add that you make sure that a professional (veterinarian or dog trainer) has given you the go ahead. This collar (like all training collars) is sensitive and so should not be used all willy nilly.

 

 

 

Pros Of The Findway Rechargeable Shock Collar

1. Power

We like that the Findway Rechargeable Shock Collar is rechargeable. Because in the long run, you’ll realize that you’ve saved a bit of money on replacement batteries.

We also like that this collar is able to retain its charge for long periods. This is dependent on how frequently you use it, though.

2. The Rubber Protection

We like that little touch of rubber protection for the charging port. Because this means that water will not be getting into the port.

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findway 998DR Rechargeable LCD Shock Vibra Remote Control Dog Training Collar

 

 

 

Cons Of The Findway Rechargeable Shock Collar

You’ll have to be careful with the shock mode because it packs quite a punch. We recommend that you start out with just the vibrations and see what happens.

 

 

Alternative Options To The Findway Rechargeable Shock Collar

More Affordable Option

EtecStorm Rechargeable Dog Collar

EtekStorm Dog Training Collar With Remote Rechargeable & Rainproof LCD Screen 330 Yard Beep/Vibration/Shock Electric Train Collars For Small,Medium,Large Pets&Dogs(For 1 Dog)

The EtecStorm Rechargeable Dog Collar is on our list primarily because it costs a little less than our featured collar. However, there is another reason.

Remember we said our featured collar comes with one pair of replacement shock probes? Well, the EtecStorm Rechargeable Dog Collar comes with two pairs of different lengths. This way, you can be sure that one pair will get to your dog’s neck.

We have a done a review on this collar and you’ll find it here.

 

No-Shock Option

Wolfwill No Shock Remote Collar

WOLFWILL 100% Waterproof Rechargeable Humane No Shock Remote Dog Training Collar 1980ft Blind Operation with Tone Vibration Light Electric Collar Dogs(22 to 88lbs)

This collar is for those dog parents that are not comfortable with static shocks. You don’t have to use one, there are collars that offer no shock. And the Wolfwill No Shock Remote Collar is as good a no-shock collar as any.

The collar is also 100% waterproof and can cover as much as 660 yards (1980 feet). The Wolfwill No Shock Remote Collar costs a lot more than our featured collar, though.

 

More Versatile Option

Petrainer Rechargeable Training Collar

Dog Training Collars with Remote - Shock Collar for 2 Dogs, Small, Medium, Large, Rechargeable 100% Waterproof E-Collar with 3 Training Correction Modes, Shock, Vibration, Beep, 1000 ft Range

The Petrainer Rechargeable training Collar is our more versatile option because it allows you connect more than one collar receiver. Well, just two collars but it is more than one.

The Petrainer Rechargeable training Collar covers a total of 330 yards (990 feet). It is water resistant and rechargeable. And it also costs more than our featured collar, way more.

 

 

 

Comparison Table

Findway Rechargeable Shock Collar

findway 998DR Rechargeable LCD Shock Vibra Remote Control Dog Training Collar

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EtecStorm Rechargeable Dog Collar

EtekStorm Dog Training Collar With Remote Rechargeable & Rainproof LCD Screen 330 Yard Beep/Vibration/Shock Electric Train Collars For Small,Medium,Large Pets&Dogs(For 1 Dog)

Click here to get this for your dog!

Wolfwill No Shock Remote Collar

WOLFWILL 100% Waterproof Rechargeable Humane No Shock Remote Dog Training Collar 1980ft Blind Operation with Tone Vibration Light Electric Collar Dogs(22 to 88lbs)

Click here to get this for your dog!

Petrainer Rechargeable Training Collar

Dog Training Collars with Remote - Shock Collar for 2 Dogs, Small, Medium, Large, Rechargeable 100% Waterproof E-Collar with 3 Training Correction Modes, Shock, Vibration, Beep, 1000 ft Range

Click here to get this for your dog!

Strap Material Nylon Nylon Thermoplastic Polyurethane (TPU) Nylon
Correction Modes Vibration and Shock Light, Beep, Vibration and Shock Light, Tone and Vibration Beep, Vibration and Shock
Shock Intensity Levels 100 100 16 100

 

What People Think About The Findway Rechargeable Shock Collar

A good number of people are OK with this collar. However, there is a significant number of complaints as regards how intense the shock mode is.

 

 

 

Our Take

We think the Findway Rechargeable Shock Collar is just an OK collar. However, if you’ll get it, remember to start out with the vibration, no shocks.

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