The hearty, waterproof collar is sturdy and strong but it is also rather bulky. Another drawback is that the collar is not rechargeable. However, it works with a standard 9-volt battery which are easy to get your hands on. Because of its superior waterproofing, you will need a screwdriver to access the battery compartment. The good thing is that your dog can easily swim with it on and you will have no problems.
Its correction mode settings are controlled at the transmitter box. It lets you choose a warning only mode, correction only mode or a warning and correction mode. It has a frequency adjustment on the transmitter, so that if there is a neighboring electric dog fence, it won’t interfere with the signal. It also has a grounding terminal, which is helpful for those who have large rural properties that are subject to frequent lightning strikes.