Bark Buddy Training Systems Cheat Sheet
- Remember your dog is barking for a reason. Look to eliminate the reason. Avoid reinforcing poor behavior such as when your dog barks and you respond with something positive. Remember: Demand Barking is Yelling at you!
- Be sure your dog is getting lots of exercise. Just being left in the backyard doesn’t mean he’s getting exercise.
- Remember to stimulate your dog. Mentally and Physically. Mental Stimulation is obedience, nature walks, sensory games, etc. Physical Stimulation is long walks, playing fetch, running, etc.
- When using the Bark Buddy No Bark Collar, begin on low levels. Monitor your dog the first few times you use your new collar.
- Make sure the collar is snug but not too tight. Both prongs should be making contact with the skin. Use appropriate length of prongs for your dog’s hair length.
- The Bark Buddy collar should be placed on the front of the neck of your dog so it can register the dog’s barking.
- Weekly clean the collar with a disinfectant wipe. Probes and strap.
- When in doubt about the collar working, DON’T use it. Seek help.
- If you feel you need help, seek a training professional.