Bark Collars

Not all dogs have the same learning and attitude and demeanor. Training pet dogs not only depend on a dogs breed but also in its temperament and its lineage (if dog is a mix). Despite going through a battery of training, some dogs have a difficult time keeping quiet. Veterinary professionals usually recommend inhibitor methods to compliment obedience training.

Bark Collars work as an inhibitor of a dog’s bark. Before deciding on buying a bark collar, it is best to know if your pet’s barking fit’s cause is valid. There are some cases that excessive barking is caused by danger, discomfort or territorial marking. A pet dog normally barks when strangers are about, most often dog’s judge by a person’s scent pattern. Male dogs also bark a lot at the scent of a female dog. Most dogs bark continuously or incessantly on or at a certain place can be interpreted as a warning bark.

Then again, there are dogs that just go on barking due to loneliness or insecurity. Most often termed as having separation anxiety, these dogs find comfort in grumbling the day away because it lacks activity. A bored dog that can’t find anything to amuse itself are the likely candidates for Bark Collar usage.

Bark Collars come in (3) types, the shock or static correction, ultrasonic and spray. Basically these bark collars act as inhibitors to any pet dog’s nuisance barking. These electronic training collars have receivers with prongs strapped facing the dogs neck. The receiver has sensors that distinguish the decibel measurement of the dogs bark. A mini bark-o-meter of sorts, if a dog’s bark registers as loud and continuous, the collar automatically emit corrections. These collars have safety features such as an internal memory that records the number of corrections a pet dog had gone through a day, auto-shut off, sound sensors that filters loud sounds that are not your dog’s.

Choosing the right bark collar for your pet dog is vital. Have professional veterinary advice to find out what collar would fit your pet’s needs. A pet’s barking problems range from tame, mild, loud and excessive. Proper matching of your pet’s problem with the right bark collar must be remembered, a mismatch may be more trouble than what you started out with.