Bark Collar Sensitivity is an important adjustment for the Athenas Pets Bark Collar. If not properly set, the collar may not function properly or at all.
To provide more details, this article below is an expert from our Bark Collar Training eBook. If you want the complete understanding of how the Bark Collar works, feel free to download the entire guide.
The Athenas Pets Humane Bark Collar comes with seven levels of sensitivity. The collar sensitivity is similar to the sensitivity of your skin. The more sensitive your skin is, the less it is going to take to irritate it. The opposite is true if your skin is less sensitive; it will take more to irritate it. The collar operates in much the same way.
First, by pushing the “+” and “-“ buttons on the top of the collar, you can make the collar more sensitive “+” to your dog’s bark, meaning that your dog’s softest barks will set the collar off, or you can make the collar less sensitive “-“ to your dog’s bark, meaning that only your dog’s loudest barks will set off the collar. The graphic above visually represents the way that the sensitivity level works.
Next, if it seems that the collar is not going off when your dog barks, you should try turning the sensitivity up “+” and/or making sure that the back of the collar is pressed firmly against your dog’s throat in order to accurately capture the vibrations.
Then, if you feel that the collar is going off randomly or is catching small noises made by your dog that you don’t mind, try turning the sensitivity level down “-“ and/or making sure that the back of the collar is properly pressed against your dog’s throat in order to accurately capture vibrations and prevent false triggering.
Humane Bark Collar
- Beeps & Vibration Only
- Does NOT harm your dog
- Adjustable Sensitivity
- Easy Training with included eBook
Some Final Notes:
Finally, you will need to play around with the sensitivity level to get it to your desired level and every dog and owner is different so there is no magic setting that works for everyone.
Together with the other functions of the dog bark collar, you will find this is a functionality that can drastically improve the performance of this training tool if used properly. However, if you do not use it correctly, it can cause confusion and create more problems than those that existed previously.
Best of luck to you and your dog. At Athenas Pets, we’re always thinking of ways to make the human and pet experience better. We offer a number of puppy training and fun products in this regard.
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