As a leading gun-dog trainer, Robert Milner presents the loudest voice in the industry against electronic collars. During his five-decade career, he’s polarized the community and drawn plenty of detractors by saying things like “We owe it to them (dogs) to learn the most effective and gentle ways to train them. We have a responsibility as their mentors to educate ourselves on how they learn and how to best train them. Quite frankly, culturally, we have an absolutely horrible training model.” Check out the full story about Robert Milner and his Duckhill Kennels on Shotgun Life at