How old does a dog have to be before using the TEK SERIES Location and Training System? Your dog should be able to learn basic obedience commands such as “Sit” or “Stay”. The collar may be too large for dogs under 8 pounds.
Once my dog is trained and has been obeying my commands, will my dog have to continue to wear the GPS Collar with E-Collar Module? Your dog may need to wear the collar from time to time for reinforcement. Also, many hunters keep the collar on their dog(s) while hunting for maximum control.
Is the stimulation safe for my dog? While the stimulation may be unpleasant, it is harmless to your dog. Electronic training devices require interaction and training from the owner to achieve desired results.
Is the GPS Collar with E-Collar Module waterproof? Yes. It is waterproof and can be submerged in water to a depth of 25 feet.
Can my GPS Collar with E-Collar Module be used around salt water? If the collar is used in or around salt water, the collar should be rinsed with fresh water following each use.
Is the TEK SERIES Location and Training System capable of multi-dog tracking? Yes. The TEK SERIES Location and Training System is expandable to a maximum of 12 dogs. Additional collars must be purchased separately (see back cover).
Can I use the TEK SERIES Location and Training System on aggressive dogs? We do not recommend any of our products be used on aggressive dogs. We recommend that you contact your local veterinarian or professional trainer to determine if your dog might be aggressive.
Will I get exactly 7 miles of range with the TEK SERIES Location and Training System? The range you get with your TEK SERIES Location and Training System will vary according to terrain, weather, vegetation, as well as, transmission from other radio devices. To get the maximum amount of range, please refer to "HOW THE SYSTEM WORKS” on Page 9.
How long can I continuously deliver stimulation to my dog? The maximum amount of time you can press the Continuous Stimulation Button and deliver stimulation to your dog continuously is 12 seconds. After 12 seconds, the Handheld Device will “time-out,” and the Continuous Stimulation Button must be released and pressed again.
What do I do if my dog’s neck becomes red and irritated? This condition is due to the Contact Points irritating the skin. Discontinue use of the GPS Collar with E-Collar Module for a few days. If the condition persists beyond 48 hours, see your veterinarian. Once the skin returns to normal, resume use, and monitor the skin condition closely.
Can I attach a leash to the GPS Collar with E-Collar Module? DO NOT attach a leash to the GPS Collar with E-Collar Module. You may put a separate nonmetallic collar on your dog’s neck and attach a leash. Be sure the extra collar does not interfere with the contact points.
Can I add maps to the TEK Series Location and Training System? No. Maps cannot be added to your TEK Series Location and Training System.
Can I program my TEK Series Location and Training System to work with my other SportDog Brand systems? Other SportDog Brand systems can be used in conjunction with your TEK Series Location and Training System, but are not compatible.
Can I organize the way the dogs are displayed on the tracking/training screen? Yes. See “To Set The Order In Dog Lists” on Page 35.
How many dogs can I share? You can share up to 12 dogs. Sharing a dog is the same as adding a dog to an available slot on your Handheld Device.
Do I need to recalibrate my compass when I change locations? For best results it is recommended that the compass be calibrated after you arrive at a new starting location. How many WAY POINTS can I store? You can store up to 20 way points, which includes if you set a way point specific to your starting location.
Will the TEK Series Location and Training System interfere with my CB radio? No. Your TEK Series Location and Training System will not cause interference with your CB radio.