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  • Control Yourself: Don't Use Ultrasonic Bark Control Devices on Your Dog

    Maira Stewart, Observer Staff Writer|Mar 31, 2023

    If you or someone you know has a dog who barks a lot, you may scour the Internet for a remedy. One option you might come across is the "Ultrasonic Bark Collar," a collar the dog wears that often comes with a remote control for the human. When dog guardians hear barking (or, on some automatic models, whenever the collar detects barking), the collar releases a high-pitched sound inaudible to humans, but which supposedly annoys the dog enough to stop them from barking. Beware: these devices are nei...