Sportdog vs Dogtra: Which Dog Training Collar is Better?

SportDOG training collar vs. Dogtra
Written by Mark Braeden

Sportdog and Dogtra are products that are both training collars specially designed for training dogs. We have written this Sportdog VS Dogtra article to compare them side-by-side to show their differences and uniqueness, for you to be able to decide which one to finally buy in the end.

Before starting with the description of the product I would only like to say that these collars were created with the purpose of training dogs, these devices should never be used for torturing a dog, and they must be used wisely.

Both products have practically the same usage, just at a different level. While a collar has a bigger range the other has better adaptability to the dogs you’re trying to train, but let’s see this in a chart, so, you can easily see the main differences.

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Training Features

SportDOG 425 transmitter vs. Dogtra

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Stimulation Levels

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SportDOG collar design vs. Dogtra collae

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Battery life and charging time

Both devices have the same charging time of two hours, also both devices have a battery charge indicator, so you can see the life of the battery, SportDog has lithium batteries for a shorter time of charge.

Our verdict

Both products are good for dog training (same as Garmin collars), they have good quality and useful features, nevertheless, I couldn’t exactly say one is better than the other because they have different ways they can be used and be better than the other.

For example, let’s talk about SportDog, this collar can track 3 dogs at the same time, and it does not have the same training levels as Dogtra, or the same range, but it can easily adapt to a bigger variety of dogs with different stages, which tells me this device is perfect for amateur or semi-professional dog trainers who just want to train the dog so, it improves his domestic behavior, also for normal people who want to train his dog at home. But if you want to train a dog more professionally, maybe Dogtra is a better option. Dogtra, unlike SportDog, just can track one dog, but it has a better range and offers you better control over the dog you want to train. Dogtra has a better and more comfortable design for the dog but it just can be used in bigger dogs, different from SportDog. This may be to focus on the kind of dogs that are trained professionally for special tasks, and not in the house, also SportDog has a much smaller price than Dogtra, making it more accessible to anyone who wants to train his dog, and Dogtra has a more expensive price, but offers better control over the dog.

So, as a conclusion, the best product talking about features is Dogtra due to it has better specifications talking about dog and stimulus control. If you’re on your way to be a professional trainer, I would recommend you try Dogtra, but if you just want to train your dog at home, it would be better to buy SportDog. My personal choice would be Dogtra collar.

IMPORTANT NOTE: If you found this comparison helpful and decided on buying Dogtra, I would highly appreciate if you use my referral link for purchasing. I will receive a small commission at no cost to you. It will keep me motivated to buy expensive dog gadgets, properly test them and provide unbiased reviews.

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About the author

Mark Braeden

Mark is the dog breeder for 17 years. Mark also has 4 dogs: Alaskan Malamute, Clumber Spaniel, Irish Terrier and Mutt. Mark also into latest technologies and he is trying all the latest dog gadgets & technologies on the market and sharing his experience.

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