I am big fan of technology and have added greatly to my understanding animals and animal training because of geek stuff. Granted, I'm also a gamer so that doesn't hurt! I've found certain tech tools very helpful while training this new puppy of ours, so I thought I'd pass them along. I will be linking to some other sites and some products. The sites are not affiliate listings but the products are, just to help me support this site, giveaways and my fur kids! I appreciate any purchases through my product links but I understand if you want to comparison shop.
The first thing you really need to know the most is that if you carry a phone or a tablet (some great cheap ones are listed below) you can use YouTube on the go to GREAT advantage. If you are having a problem with a specific dog behavior, you can pull up your favorite trainer and see some techniques. Trainers on YouTube range from very "soft" to tough and commanding. Personally, I would look for trainers in the middle and you'll see me mention specific ones in other posts, but I won't here since this is about the technology. I just want to say that YT and a small tablet are my everyday go-to's.
I am currently trying out one of these tablets but I'm not far enough along to review it honestly yet. I did look at all of these for inexpensive options in android tablets. I would have used my Kindle but I prefer the Google app store for broader apps.
Tablets to consider listed from my favorite down:
Pisen 7 Inches Tablet PC - Google Android 5.1
This one isportable for dog walks, comes with a stand to view videos while you copy what the trainer does, and it's cheap enough to not worry too much about taking it outside.
RCA Premium High Performance Voyager 7"
This one is a bit cheaper than the one at the top (as of now) but the reviews aren't quite as high in spite of it being brand name. It still looks promising for all the same reasons.
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7"; 8 GB Wifi Tablet
This one is the cream of the crop on features, reviews and reliability. It also has options for accessories like cases, etc. I would just be afraid to buy this for heavy outdoor use, but otherwise I'd love to have it!
For apps, this is the site I used to find some good ones, though I still you Youtube the most! I hope this all helps:
Apps About Dogs
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