Authen Bark Collar: Review, Buyer’s Guide

 

We’ve already outlined what some of the best overall dog bark collars on the market might be.

But, this is an Authen Bark Collar Review.

We look at the features of this bark control collar, and consider who it might and might not be for.

Let’s take a look!

 

(NOTE: this is a general information guide only, and is not professional advice, or a substitute for professional advice. A qualified vet or animal expert is the only person qualified to give you expert advice in regards to your pet/s)

 

Authen Bark Collar

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Authen Bark Collar: Review

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Features

An affordable bark collar

Has 2 training modes – Standard Training, and Advanced Training

Has all three of static stimulation, vibration and beep available

Activates via a sound chip when the collar senses your dog barks at 1000 to 2000kHZ and 80 to 90db

There’s 5 levels of adjustable sensitivity on the collar receiver to choose from 

Works in 30 second cycles – every 30 seconds if there is a detected bark the collar goes to the next step, and after 30 seconds without a bark, the collar returns to step 1

There’s a safety feature – the collar will deactivate the collar if activated 7 times in 1 minute and resumes its functionality after 2 minutes.

Has a collar screen that shows a power indicator, sensitivity level display, and mode indicators

Is rechargeable – charges in 2 to 3 hours, and gives you up to 10 days of use

Collar is IP67 water rated

Fits dogs 7 to 120 lbs

 

Potential Drawbacks

Not for dogs outside the 7 to 120 lbs range

Collar strap size not immediately clear on product description 

 

Where To Buy

 

Authen Bark Collar: Buyer’s Guide

Who Might The Authen Bark Collar Be For?

Those looking for an affordable bark collar

Those looking for a rechargeable bark collar

Those looking for a bark collar with all three of tone, vibration and stimulation

Dogs 7 to 120 lbs

 

Who Might The Authen Bark Collar NOT Be For?

Toy dogs under 7lbs, and Giant dogs over 120lbs

 

Buyer’s Guide & FAQ Guide For Bark Collars

We’ve put together a buyer’s guide and FAQ guide with some important information about bark collars.

In that guide, we discuss:

The effectiveness of bark collar, and how bark collars can work for some, but not others

What some of the best bark collars might be

Bark collar review guides

Factors to consider in deciding what bark collar to buy

What a bark collar is

Bark collars vs remote dog training collars

Types of bark collars

Why use a bark collar and when to use one

How a bark collar works, and how to use one

What size bark collar to get

Can a puppy use a bark collar

Alternatives to a bark collar for bark control training

Some safety considerations for using a bark collar

 

What Size Bark Collar To Get

You might look for two key things when looking for a size of bark collar to fit your dog:

The size of dog the collar is designed for e.g. 5 to 120lbs

The length of the collar strap to fit a range of neck sizes e.g. 5 to 29 inches

 

So, weigh your dog and measure their neck size before ordering a bark collar.

The manufacturer’s instructions should tell you how to size your dog for a collar – so, make sure you follow the manufacturer’s instructions as a first priority.

 

Some Safety Considerations For Using A Bark Collar

Safety is extremely important with a bark collar.

Always always get your vet’s advice or the advice of an animal health and/or training expert – nothing is a substitute for professional advice.

Some general safety guidelines for using a bark collar humanely and safely might be:

Buy from a reputable company who put proper use of the bark collar and the safety of the dog as a priority 

Read and follow the operating guide, instruction/safety manual and training guide that comes with the bark collar system from the manufacturer for operation and safety instructions and guidelines

Pay attention to any warnings issued by the manufacturer

Monitor your dog’s response both mentally and physically to using a bark collar. Take the collar off immediately and discontinue use of the system if you notice any negative implications or reactions

 

A good bark collar that uses static stimulation should simply stimulate the muscle (to the point of reflex) to get the dog’s attention, but should not cause pain (it might be slightly annoying for the dog to act as a small deterrent – but shouldn’t cause pain or harm).

It certainly shouldn’t cause a ‘sharp pain’ to the muscle or body. 

To get a safe stimulation level – it helps if the bark collar can be set to the lowest stimulation level, and increased as required manually up to a level that gets the dog’s attention (such as changing body language when a stimulation, vibration or tone is administered) without any visible sign of pain or harm (such as yelping, or showing signs of stress).

A good bark collar company should give you all the necessary safety, use and training instructions, and should have a dedicated customer service line to help when you being using the collar.

Good bark collars usually also come with a safety shut off features for static stimulation in case a dog keeps barking.

The static stimulation function does not need to be used either – tone and vibrate training modes can be used instead on bark collars that have them.

Some owners like to even use their bark collar as a temporary training tool, and may go back to using body or verbal bark training commands once behaviors are reinforced (if suitable).

 

 

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