It is absolutely normal for a dog to bark as they are trying to protect their territory, or seeking your attention, or want to play with you, or they are nervous. But sometimes this barking does get very intense and needs to be controlled specially in the night time. At night time, it feels really irritating when everyone is trying to sleep and your dog barks continuously. So, in order to stop your dog from barking, there are some types of anti bark devices available in the market that you can use.
The various types of such devices are mentioned below.
Ultrasonic dog bark control device: These devices are very effective when it comes to stop the dog from barking. This device works on ultrasonic technology. Whenever your dog barks, this device produces an ultrasonic unpleasant sound that only dog can hear. This unpleasant sound can stop the dog from barking. This technology is effective on dogs, but some dogs have learned to ignore such kinds of sounds and they continue to bark.
Anti bark shock collars: Shock collars are also used as an anti bark device. This device is tied around the neck of the dog like a collar which gives a shock to the dog every time the dog barks. It catches the sound of the dog bark and triggers the device to give a shock to the dog. Some dogs have stopped barking after the use of this device where as some of them has become more aggressive.
Citronella spraying anti barking device: This device does not cause any kind of pain, but it sprays citronella fragrance in the air which is an unpleasant smell for the dog. This unpleasant fragrance can stop the dog from barking. Once the dog becomes aware of the fact, they do stop barking to avoid the unpleasant smell of the spray.