This citronella bark collar is made especially for small dog breeds with a neck size up to 22″.
I have a new dog, a 6 year old rescue Yorkie. He barks a lot and someone told me about these collars. I ordered one because I “thought” they were safe. Mine came today and I only had it on him for about 15 minutes. He ended up throwing up twice – I have had him for almost 2 months and he has not done that. When I Googled dogs throwing up from Citronella, your blog came up. I decided to return it but when I tried to do the return label on Amazon, it is not returnable because it is hazardous! I called and can get money back since it is supposed to have a 30 day guarantee. So much for them advertising that it is safe.
Where does the citronella spray collar fit it? Spray collars work by distracting the animal with both the hiss of the escaping scent and with the scent itself. Since dogs generally don’t like citrus smell, the odor is a mild aversive. It may help keep the peace, especially if used along with other bark-reducing techniques.
IME citronella collars work for the right dog.
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citrus dog collar Elton WI 54430 (45.1562, -88.8837) (19) A sensor delivers correction once the dog barks Correction improves until finally barking stops Collar is waterproof and rechargeableWhen it comes to choosing a bark repellent, many vets and dog owners will recommend the citronella bark collar. Thistype of bark collar may work in some pets and may be a more humane solution as opposed to shock bark collars, which can hurt your pet.protection extend collars include an elastic panel while in the durable nylon collar, which allows escape from probable strangulation hazards such as branches, fences, gates together with other pet dogs. not like breakaways, a stretch collar functions like a standard collar when clipped using a leash. citrus dog collar Elton WI 54430 (45.1562, -88.8837) I have two dogs whose barking has gotten terrible and I'd like to correct it before the babies get here. I have collars that spray citronella in their faces when they bark (and they really work if only your DH will keep the collars on them). If the dogs are near me, I get a small whiff of the citronella. Is this harmful to the babies?A citronella dog bark collar can control the excessive barking, as when the dog starts barking, the device will spray a citronella odor, which will startle and irritate the dog.If you want to use citronella spray to curb your dog's barking behavior, you've chosen an effective way to deal with nuisance barking. According to a study by the Animal Behavior Clinic at Cornell University's College of Veterinary Medicine, citronella spray collars are more effective at stopping nuisance barking than electric shock collars. Your dog has a sensitive sense of smell, and researchers assume the pain of shock is tolerated better than the unusual citronella scent from a bark collar. The problem with a bark collar is sometimes it picks up sounds that don't come from your dog, correcting him for something that he hasn't done -- a no-no when it comes to dog behavior modification.