How They Affect Your Pet and You
Here at Good Life, we offer humane products to stop dogs from barking. None of our products hurt or damage a dog in any way. With that being said, customers understandably get concerned as to the effect our devices have on their dog, other animals in the home, and people. Will it hurt them? Will people hear it? Will my other pets that aren't dogs be bothered? The answer is a big “no”. But, let's dig a little deeper so you can understand why we have so much confidence in that answer.
Time for a science lesson on the magic of sound waves. Sound waves are, quite literally, waves. The longer the space between the crests of the waves, the deeper the sound. On the flip side, the shorter the space between crests, the higher pitched the noise. The difference in a deep baritone and a high alto is that space between crests, and we call these differing wave lengths frequencies. Another word to know is decibel. Decibel level is the measure of loudness, and has nothing to do with frequencies.
So now that we know all sound looks the same, and different pitch really is just differing wave lengths, let's talk about its effects in our homes and with animals. First thing we must stress is that the ultrasonic noise is not painful, but annoying. We keep the decibel level low enough not to harm the dog. So why does it bother them and not us or other pets?
All animals, including humans hear at very different frequencies. There is some overlap, a dog can hear us talking, just like we can hear us talking, but we cannot pick up the high frequency sound that the dog can. This is true for the entire animal kingdom. We all hear at different frequencies and though there is some overlap, all our bark-control products have been specifically set to have the most effect on a dog and the least effect on other animals.
What's That Dial!?Often mistaken for a volume dial, the customer gets the unit home and cranks it all the way up hoping to silence the dog's barking for good. But by turning the dial all the way up they are unknowingly causing more harm than good.
Too Much Whining While Dining?When you need a quiet, yet commanding approach to training against unwanted behaviors, theres OnGuard™. This handheld trainer utilizes silent ultrasonic sound that will deter your dog without putting your family on blast.
What will ultrasonic sound go through?
We are often asked if ultrasonic sound will go through walls or fences. Keep reading to find out, and to learn how to get the most out of your dog-silencing devices like the Dog Silencer MAX. What is ultrasonic sound? Ultrasonic sound refers to any sound frequency above the range of normal human hearing. Although it is nonharmful, dogs can hear this sound and find it irritating. This makes it a good deterrent for bad behavior such as nuisance barking. When used properly, ultrasonic sound can be a powerful training device! What will ultrasonic sound go through? Think of it...
Dog Silencer Featured on KXXV Channel 25 in Waco, TXOriginally aired on KXXV Channel 25 in Waco, TX, this tells the story of a local resident's challenges with the constant barking of her neighbor's dog.
Pro Tips for Using the Dog SilencerWith these tips, you can use the Dog Silencer® like a Good Life Bark Control Expert.