Barking is a natural phenomenon among dogs. It is natural for them for it is one of their ways of communicating messages. They bark when they are excited, when they are hungry, when they sense danger, or when they just want to play around. However, sometimes problems, barking can become a problem when it becomes excessive and inappropriate.
There are different ways and techniques in preventing and addressing excessive and inappropriate barking, one of which is turning to technology for help. Dog owners – especially those who are busy and have not much time to personally train their dogs – have been using training collars.
Training collars are remote-operated, and thus, when the stimulus will be given is controlled by the dog owner or the trainer. In this way, dogs can properly know when the right instances to bark are, and what the only appropriate reasons to bark are. OurK9 Training Collars do not only offer this flexibility and sense of control in training dogs to stop excessive and inappropriate barking; h has Training Collars with different correction methods and with varying stimulus. In this way, it is assured that the training collar is most suitable and is safest for the dog’s physical health and well-being.
Here are suggested ways and steps to use an OurK9 Remote Training Collar in teaching your dog to stop inappropriate barking:
- First, set the intensity of the stimulus to the base level.
- Put the dog in situations – both where it is allowed to bark and where it is not allowed – that you know he will bark.
- When the dog barks in inappropriate situations that it is not allowed to bark, in a stern voice, say a command, such as “Quiet” or “Silence,” and press the button that would give the stimulus.
- Be consistent. DO NOT command and administer stimulus to situations that it is allowed to bark, such as when there are strangers outside your house at night.
- Repeat these steps until the dog knows about barking during the right situations and not barking during inappropriate ones.
- If the dog does not seem to respond to the stimulus after three sessions, try to increase the stimulus by one level only.
- NOTE: Always be careful and gentle in choosing the stimulus.
- When the dog seems to be trained already, try commanding only, without the follow-up of the training collar.