In a victory for dog lovers everywhere, England has banned shock collars! We are so excited about this development, and we hope this serves as an example for other countries. They are already banned in Germany, Austria, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Portugal, Slovenia, Switzerland, Wales, the province of Quebec in Canada, and some states in Australia. Those of us who understand the hazards of electronic shock collars hope that legislators in the United States take note of the example other countries have led. If you are curious about the effects of shock collars for training dogs, read this article, but be careful--you might find yourself going down a dog training research rabbit hole!