SportDOG Submersible Buckle Shock Collar

Last updated: May 1, 2023


The No. 1 best overall pick is a versatile, waterproof e-collar that features a 500-yard range and is submersible down to 25 feet. It can be used to train three dogs using the same transmitter with the purchase of additional collars. It doesn't take long to recharge this collar's batteries, either.

We looked at the top Shock Collars and dug through the reviews from some of the most popular review sites. Through this analysis, we've determined the best Shock Collar you should buy.

Product Details

Key Takeaway: With a 500-yard range and the ability to train three dogs with the same transmitter, this shock collar is a clear winner.

In our analysis of 16 expert reviews, the SportDOG Submersible Buckle Shock Collar placed 11th when we looked at the top 12 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

The FieldTrainer 425 takes the most advanced, industry-leading technology that SportDOG Brand has ever built into its e-collars and packaged it up in the most compact system ever offered. Ideal for training in the yard or field, or for hunting with close-working dogs, the SD-425 allows you to switch instantly between 7 levels of low/medium stimulation, as well as train with vibration and tone.

Expert Reviews


What reviewers liked

Offer versatility for both large and small dogs and different breeds.
Seven adjustable static stimulation levels, as well as tone and vibration settings
The 425 also provides numerous levels of vibration and tone allowing for a completely customizable experience catered for you and your dog’s needs.
Can be used for training 3 dogs at the same time. Quick recharge and long usage time per charge.
- Ah Joo

What reviewers didn't like

Some compliants about battery life.
Not recommended for dogs under 8 pounds
This training collar is suitable for dogs 3.6kg or larger with neck sizes of 12.7cm to 55.9 cm.
The stimulation is quite low.
- Ah Joo
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