A method or apparatus that employs electricity to deter or promote (i.e., control) an action of an animal, or otherwise manipulate an animal.
(1) Note. The electrical control may be due to either direct application of electricity to the animal, e.g., electrically shocking the animal, etc. or indirect usage of electricity, e.g., by electrical control of a pressure applying device, etc.
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15+, for an animal confining or housing device which may also include an electrical feature to control an animal.
51.01+, for an animal-feeding device which may also include an electrical feature to control an animal.
718, for a device responsive to the voice of an animal which may use an electrical shock to control the animal.
719, for a mechanical wave (e.g., vibration, sound, ultrasound, etc.) producing device for controlling an animal which may use electricity to emit a sound or to cause a sound to be emitted.
720+, for an electromagnetic remote control which may also include direct application of electricity to control an animal, e.g., by shocking the animal, etc. 822, for an animal-carried weaning or other mouth restraint utilizing electrical shock.
859, for a collar with an electrical element.
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231, Whips and Whip Apparatus, particularly
7, for an electrical prod used to control an animal.