There are various types of training collars available in the market and all these types and varieties boast of serving a different purpose apart from serving the fundamental problems.
A beginner, who has started taming dogs and now wants to teach it, can look for a Choke collar, which enables to train a service dog, and for agility training. Pronged collars are meant for the heavy dogs who misbehave very often, it is really helpful in making them learn to obey the master in an effective way even if the master of the dog is not a tall and big person.
Head collars are used in order to make the dog learn the directions to move in a directed direction. They are especially important if you want that your dog moves to wherever you tell him to go. They can be used by any of the trainers and its use is also simple.
There are many more collars which are available in the market and which serve a totally different thing their rival serves. One such type is the bark collars, which are used to control the uncontrolled barking habit of the dogs. These barking collars inhibit a small current to the throat of the dog every time it barks and thus makes it learn that the uncomfortable electric jolts are actually associated with its barking and eventually it ceases to bark.
One important thing while choosing a petsafe bark collar is the size of the dog’s neck. The collar should perfectly fit on the neck of the dog and there should be at least a gap of 1 inch between the collar and the neck of the dog.
Warranty on the collars is not to be ignored off; these devices are more prone to failures due to harsh conditions they have to suffer in the company of the dogs.
The bark collar uses the shock therapy to the barking dog and helps them learn that barking is associated with the uncomfortable shock that they receive on their necks. The working of the bark collar is pretty simple. It is always looking for a barking vibration from the dog and as soon as it gets one, it applies a short pulse of electric current on the conductor of the gadget which is attached to the throat of the dog. In this way, each time the dog barks it get an electric jolt so that it starts associating the electric current with its barking habit and in turn stops the barking.
In some of the dogs, the barking habit remains uncontrolled even by using the bark collars, this is simply because the bark collar is not able to put enough electric current to the throat of the dog which can prove to be uncomfortable to it. In this case, the intensity of the electric current from the bark collar should be increased and after doing it you will definitely get good results.
Some of the bark collars in the market are too costly and involve sophisticated features, you should avoid these kinds of collars as owing to their sophistication they easily get damaged or malfunction. While only consider a bark collar which only does a work of a bark collar i.e. only to stop the barking habit of the dog in all.