You’ve spent all day googling “train dog not to bark” and finally you’ve decided that dog training collars are your best chance for success. A dog that can barks isn’t really the problem, so much as dogs barking when it’s not appropriate.
You, as a dog owner, need to know how to train your dog not to bark for all types of occurrences, such as the arrival of visitors or their howling at other dogs late into the night.
Luckily, there are dog training options that can help your furry friend learn the appropriate times to make noise. Presenting: the bark collar. Check out these 10 PetSafe bark control collars that can help do wonders when training your average medium-sized (15 to 45 pound) dog.
The PBC-102 bark control collar is generally for smaller end of medium-size dogs, in the 15 to 30 pound range. The collar uses six levels of static correction with vibration sensors that detect the dog’s vocal chord movement.
Some pet owners hate the idea of using electronic stimulation to correct their dog’s behavior. The Elite Deluxe Little Dog Spray Collar offers a gentler alternative in the form of lemon scented spray collars. This collar interrupts barking with a quick burst of sour spray. The collar is waterproof and suitable for dogs up to 55 pounds.
This collar features ten levels of light touch correction for dogs up to 55 pounds, customizable collars, waterproof receiver and a low-battery indicator.
An automatic collar that works without any human intervention, this spray collar comes with a can of Citronella and is suitable for dogs of all sizes. Comes highly recommended by leading experts in dog training.
The GentleSpray collar includes a comfortable nylon collar, vocal chord detection, and can be used on dogs as small as 6 pounds.
The Citronella spray used in these devices is not so much a foul or offensive odor as it is simply “weird” for dogs, as they don’t encounter such strong citrus scents very often, so they find the smell distracting. It is designed to be inoffensive to humans as well.
Something that sets this petsafe bark collar apart is its temperament-learning system, which tracks the number of corrections necessary to reduce nuisance barking. This is much more sophisticated than the binary response of many collars. Waterproof with low-battery indicator and vibration sensor.
You get about 50 sprays per refill and 500 sprays per can with this collar, using Citronella. With a low battery indicator and sound sensor.
This collar is used for the larger medium-sized dogs, around the 40+ pound mark. Ten levels of static correction, waterproof receiver, includes batteries and a safety-shut off.
With ten settings, this PetSafe training collar interrupts barking with simple vibration. Battery life indicator included. Waterproof.
This collar uses an ultrasonic tone to interrupt nuisance barking as you learn how to train your puppy. Lightweight (only 1 ounce) with a battery indicator, and water resistant.