In the past 25 years, dog training has greatly improved because of major advancements in the tools used to teach our canines how to behave and hunt better. E-collars in particular have become more sophisticated with a multitude of high-tech features that have made lessons in learned behavior and the control of impulsive behavior easier, more efficient and more humane.

In addition, keeping a gun dog located when out of sight has undergone big changes with GPS tracking systems that tell where a dog has been, where it is, and what direction it is headed. Training gear such as retrieving dummies and launchers have likewise become more effective as ways to replicate more accurately the process of fetching gamebirds and getting some good exercise while doing so.

Take a look at the best dog training tools to get your canine ready for the season.

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