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    Things To Consider When Getting Anti Bark Collars For Dogs

     

    Before you buy an anti bark collar for your dog, you need to do some research. What types of dog collars are there? How can you choose the right one? Are they necessary for all barking dogs?

    Choices Of anti bark collars

    There are three main types of anti barking collars: citrus spray, sonic collars, and electrical collars. All of which are safe and perfectly harmless to use while you're training your pet to reduce barking.

    The spray collar will spray the muzzle of the dog whenever it starts to bark, Because dogs hate the smell of citrus, they want to stop being sprayed with the citrus smell. These collars will hiss before releasing the spray, so that dogs learn to stop the barking in order to save themselves from the unpleasant odor.

    Sonic or ultrasonic collars use sound. The principle of these collars is that they emit a sound that is not detectable by the human ear, but it is detected by dogs. This sound is annoying for dogs, and it makes them stop barking in an effort to stop it.

    Lastly, anti bark dog collars that are electrical give out small, harmless shocks to the dog's neck whenever it barks. This could be compared to the static electric shock you might get after walking across carpet. It doesn’t hurt – but you also don’t want to repeat it anytime soon!.

    What Else to Consider?

    Anti bark collars can also come in a combination format, which uses more than one method. They might, for example, release a citrus smell while emiting a sound when the dog barks.

    There are some models that let you adjust how strong the stimulus is. For instance, you can select how loud the sound is or how strong you want the shock to be. The level would gradually rise until the barking ended. In any case, the dog will associate the barking with the negative sensation. Eventually, the dog will stop the bad behaviour on its own, given enough time.

    It pays to do a little research on your options on anti bark collars for dogs. They come in three varieties: spray collars, sonic collars and electrical collars. All types are safe for your dog, and they will keep the barking to a minimum.

    It's always a good idea to learn more about anti bark collars before getting one. In addition, you'll feel more comfortable when you make your dog wear one. Just ask your local pet store for more info on anti bark dog collars.

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