28 July 2008
Electric prods (sometimes referred to as "hot shots" are commonly used on rodeo animals.
The small device is the size of an electric razor and delivers 5,000 to 6,000 volts of electricity causing severe pain and injury upon defenseless animals.
"Rodeo contractor defends use of prods" By Karen Holzmeister, The Daily Review – 6/18/2008
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Hot Shot Use at CDF Challenged – Article
Documented footage from Showing Animals Kindness and Respect (SHARK):