If you own a dog that annoys the entire neighborhood with his nuisance barking, than you might already have spent some time searching for that magic solution and eventually come across some web sites featuring dog citronella collar as the most humane and most effective anti bark collar. You find that it all sound too good to be true and wondering if it is just another empty promise and trick to get your hard earned money. I agree that we should spend some time researching before we spend any dollar, especially online.

Here are the pros why you should consider buying citronella collar:

1. Dog citronella collar uses all natural spray of citronella to stop dog barking which makes it one of the safest anti-bark collar on the market today.
2. Since citronella spray is safe for our dog this collar is also very humane way to stop excessive dog baring.
3. Based on the scientific study conducted at Animal Behavior Clinic at Cornell’s College of Veterinary Medicine, dog citronella collar was 88% effective at stooping or reducing excessive dog barking, while dog shock collar was 44% effective at stopping or reducing dog barking.
4. When bark sensing unit discovers our dog barking it automatically emits a spray of citronella which ensures that most important aspect of dog reword and correction is met- the timing.
5. Many citronella collar models can be activated remotely which makes it very suitable to use for correcting many other dog problem behaviors such as jumping on visitors, digging, chewing, running away and many more.

Here are the cons why you might want to reconsider your decision:

1. If used too often our dog could eventually habituate to the smell of citronella.
2. We need to buy extra citronella refills which increases the overall cost.
3. Dog citronella collar works only if our dog wears the collar.
4. Some users have reported mechanical issues with the unit

When all this is said it is clear that the benefits this collar offers are great and the cons are indeed minor and can be overcome easily by putting good training plan in place.