The Pettag classic collar is a great and painless way to stop your dogs from barking excessively. Unlike other collars that shock your dog, this collar uses sound or vibration to stop your dogs from barking.
The mechanics of how the collar works are easy. During the dog barking, the sound of the bark activates the collar, and then vibrates or it produces a sound. The vibration or the sound distracts the dog from the reason it is barking.
During the early stages of the training, in addition to the collar, you should provide him an oral command to stop barking. This will strengthen the collar stimulation. When the dog stops barking, do not overlook to reward it. You can give it its favorite food or take it for a walk.
When I bought this collar and put it on my dog, she immediately went outside and started barking at my neighbor’s dog. I could not realize what is actually happening about it. I changed the collar to buzz, but the dog continued barking. When the dog continued barking, I thought the collar was never going to work. It was on a Friday and I was busy so I planned on returning the collar on Monday.
Fortunately, I did not return the collar. This is because it worked. In fact, the entire weekend was the quietest in our home’s history. Other than the kids whining about, there was no other noise. On Monday, the day I had set to return the collar, the dog way very quiet. When we let her out in the back yard, she did not bark at the neighbor’s horses as she usually does.
The long story short, YES the Pettag collar does work. Of course, we are extremely pleased with it. The kids are happier because the dog will not be shocked, as we had anticipated. The idea of using the buzz instead of the shock is so ingenious! It is an additional benefit. It works and the dog is not hurt. This is definitely a great product and we are very pleased with it. It is not very expensive and it delivers on its promise.
- No-Bark training collar for dogs between 8-25 pounds
- Two levels of stimulation; Action of bark activates collar
- Shower proof, not waterproof
- No electric shock; Made with an adjustable collar
- For best results make collar as snug to the neck as possible