SportDOG SportTrainer 875 and 1275 – Review|gundogoutfitter|gundogoutfitters|dotraining|hunting dog|e-collar

In this article, we will take a closer at the SportDOG SportTrainer 875 & 1275 e-collars. Our post includes the Pros, Cons, and suitability of these dog training collars. Now, without further delay, let’s dive into our reviews!

SportDOG SportTrainer 875 Remote Training Dog Collar


SportTrainer 875 Remote Training Dog Collar:

  • Comes with a handheld transmitter.
  • Has a 1/2 mile range (880 yards) in the middle of the transmitter and the collar.
  • Comes with 10 selectable stimulation ranges with low/medium stimulation ranges
  • Has the option to use vibration and tone for training.
  • Has an expandable collar or transmitter system which can be used to train as many as 3 dogs with the similar handheld remote.
  • Allows you to incorporate add-a-dog collar (the SDR-AF model collars) and add additional dogs to the mechanism.
  • Fits dogs 8 pounds or greater with neck sizes 5″ – 22″.
  • Features a readable LED screen where you can see the selected dog, static stimulation level, mode, and battery status.
  • Comes with large plus/minus buttons to speedily shuffle the dogs and stimulus levels
  • Has a collar and transmitter with DryTek technology which makes both of them waterproof and submersible to 25 feet.
  • Uses rechargeable lithium-ion batteries that take 2 hours to charge and work for 5-70 hours per charge.
  • Has customizable transmitter functions.
  • Contains an operating guide, training DVD, and a customer care center for support.
  • Is designed with severe/harmful conditions and things in mind such as the heat, rain, cold, snow, mud, dust, wind, and the field.


  • Charging pins and jacks are less secure.
  • There may be a decrease in range if you are using the collar on a location with more objects and greenery than an open field.

Apart from the above-given minor cons, the Sports Trainer 875 is a high quality e-collar trainer .

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SportDOG SportTrainer 1275 Remote Training Dog

The SportDOG SportsTrainer 1275 has all the same Pros and cons as the 875 model except some key differences including:

  • Has an extended 3/4 mile range (1320 yards).
  • Has stimulation ranges including low, medium, and high.
  • Can control as many as 6 dogs with the transmitter.
  • Works using an SDR-A collar receiver.
  • Works for 140-160 hours per charge while the remote transmitter will still work for 50-70 hours.

Suitability of the SportDOG SportTrainer 825 and 1275

Suitable for:

  • Hunters and dog owners who stay outdoors with their dogs for long periods of time
  • Those who:
  • Want to operate collars at long distances.
  • Want to train, re-train, and communicate with multiple dogs using the same device.
  • Have dogs heavier than 8 lbs.
  • Have dogs with neck sizes of 5″ – 22″.
  • Need to switch between static, vibrate, and tone.
  • Need an LCD screen display instead of an analog transmitter with a dial.

Not suitable for:

  • Those who:
  • Need a more basic collar and transmitter.
  • With a limited budget.
  • Will use the collar and transmitter in their yard and don’t need to use the extra features.