Your barking dog may be driving you and your neighbors over the edge, but as a loving owner, the idea of a shock collar to improve behavior and decrease barking seems too extreme, right? Luckily, there are now other options to help you control your dogs barking. A citronella dog collar is a relatively new addition to the anti-barking tools that have long been used to quiet barking. Unlike other more invasive anti-bark collars, the dog bark collar is safe for dogs of all sizes and very humane. You may read more about the dog bark collar from DogCollarZone.Com.
The citronella dog collar works by spraying a small amount of citronella in the face of the barking dog. The collar is able to detect that the dog is barking, usually with a vibration sensor, and then the non-toxic chemical is sprayed quickly, but adequately in the face of the dog. It may still not seem like the most loving thing to do to your pet, but it’s much more humane than shocking your dog, or going to other extreme measures. And, citronella really is harmless it just smells bad!
In fact, the smell of citronella is exactly why the citronella dog collar works so well. When the small puff of citronella is puffed into the dogs face, the experience will be very unpleasant. The chemical will last just long enough to stop the barking and allow the dog to associate barking with an unpleasant experience. Continue reading “Stop the Dog Barking Naturally and Humanely” »