Barking is one way in which dogs communicate with humans, and other dogs. There are several reasons why someone may want to get a stimuli collar to prevent their dog from barking, whether it’s due to excessive barking, or living in an apartment building, or perhaps another reason. Spray Collars spray a scent, usually Citronella, around the dogs which will deter them from by barking through causation.
Best Citronella Bark Collars
Here are our citronella bark collar reviews.
The PetSafe Remote Spray Training Collar lets you safely send a mist of spray through a digital signal up to 300 yards away. This collar is lightweight and can be used safely for dogs as small as 8 pounds, but it also adjustable for neck sizes up to 27 inches, so it’s a great choice for dogs big or small.
- 40-hour battery life
- Remote and Collar charge in 2 hours with included USB cable
- 2 replacement spray cartridges included
The WWVVPet Spray Dog Bark Collar has a long-lasting battery with a standby time of up to 7 days on one charge so you won’t have to be close to your charger all the time. Anti-false triggering allows the collar to only spray when your dog barks and will not be set off by other dogs close by.
- Low battery indicator light
- CE Certification
- 250mA Li-ion rechargeable battery
The Downtown Pet Supply No Bar Citronella Spray Collar does not emit any loud beeps, keeping your dog from being stressed or Anxious. Shop with confidence with a 60-day manufacturer warranty and friendly customer service.
- Highly effective with fast results
- Fits Dogs as small as 6lbs
- Includes training manual
The TSWTech Pet Citronella Spray Bark Collar has an adjustable spray sensitivity to ensure the right amount of citronella is being released based on the individual dog.
- Fits up to 23-inch neck size
- 4 different light colors indicate spray settings and battery life
- Includes free dog poop bag dispenser, with one roll of bags
The ULTPEAK Dog Barking Adjustable Anti Bark Spray Collar has adjustable spray volume and sensitivity, depending on different bark frequencies. Has a built-in 3.7V lithium battery that takes only 2 hours to fully charge.
- No remote needed
- Comes with 2 different sized straps to fit all sizes of dogs
- Waterproof to allow for dogs to play in rain or splash water
Citronella Bark Collar Buyer’s Guide
Citronella Bark Collars are a safe, humane and effective way to prevent your dog from barking.
Our buying guide reviews the best citronella spray bark collars on the market so you can choose the right one for you and your furry friend. The following features are included on most spray bark collars and will help you to choose which features you need on a spray collar for your dog.
While spray collars may be similar in some ways, powering them is not one of them. All of the above-mentioned collars use batteries, but they can’t seem to agree on what type of battery to use, with everything from AA to lithium ion to 6V batteries. Be sure to check which you need if you want to have a backup just in case.
Citronella Bark Collars are generally made with rugged materials such as canvas to keep up with a dogs busy and energetic lifestyle. The clips and housing are made with durable plastic to allow for easy access and adjustments, without the worry of them falling apart.
There are two ways in which Citronella Spray Collars can be controlled, one is by remote and one is through a smart collar that can detect when a dog barks. Which one is best really depends on how the trainer is going to use the collar. If it will be for short training sessions, while in the company of a trainer, then the remote control is fine and will give the trainer more control over when to release the spray. If the dog will be left alone and the purpose is to stop them from barking during this time, then a collar that detects the bark would be best.
The majority of spray collars can last up to 7 days on standby, but this is just for the battery. The holding tank for the spray generally allows for approximately 30-35 uses. So if you use the remote control option listed above then you may make it the full 7 days before you have to worry about the collar. However, if you’ve opted to use one that detects barking and nobody is around, it’s quite possible that you will have to at least refill the citronella, or whichever scent you go with, on a daily basis. Continuous barking will also have an effect on the longevity of the battery being used.