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This product is relatively new to me, as I have been using it for a few months now. Pet Corrector is a canister of compressed gas that makes a loud hissing noise when you release it. Short bursts of this noise have been the most effective barking deterrent for my dog, Fitzgerald. Until I started to use this product, Fitz was a terrible backyard barker. He barked at neighborhood cats, people walking past the fence, birds, anything! I would have to bring him in quickly or yell to get him to stop barking, which is, frankly, embarrassing.

Since I have started to use this canister when Fitz starts barking, this behavior has stopped 99% of the time. It works in the same way as training collars because the object of this product is to interrupt your dog’s train of thought so he stops barking! If Fitz does bark at someone, I don’t even need to use the canister the way it was intended anymore-I just need to pick it up. Fitz hates the noise it makes and he will immediately calm down, stop barking, and instead just stare at whatever was upsetting him quietly.

On the downside, I think this product will only be effective on some dogs, and I got lucky that Fitz is one of them. Annie, Skeeter and some guest dogs I have been dog-sitting have had very muted or no reaction to it at all, although some other guest dogs have responded well. If it does work for your dog, it’s a great product, cost effective, and it’s small and easy to carry with you wherever you may bring your dog.
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That's just my thoughts on this redirecting type of behaviour. Believe me I tried that. You lucky it works for you. The TV is not a big concern, it's easy to re-direct his attention. The problem starts when they don't know a noise and bark at EVERYTHING they don't know. When they bark at every living being they encounter on a walk and there is NOTHING you can do to re-direct their attention. When a neighboor comes to the door and he goes nuts and your ONLY recourse is to take him away from the encounter and put him in another room to be able to hear what your neighboor is telling you. And he is sooo mad that you don't let him protect you that he tries to bite you. Good luck to re-direct his attention to something else as the neighboor !! All I can say is that it worked for us big time. I have tried the penny can, the water bottle, the clicker training, the re-direct. If he is barking at something, you cannot bribe him with a treat, he does not care about the food, all he cares about is what he is barking at. I never used the Endust and am still at my first bottle of Pet Corrector. I don't have to use it much anymore. Show the can is enough. I never spray in his face, always away from him, in the air or another direction. He is not scared of it. I say quiet and show him the can and he even comes closer to me to make sure I mean it. Now, after reading Aarianne's post and after reading the label on my Endust for the computer, I would rather spend twice the amount and buy another pet corrector (if needed) than buy Endust for the same purpose. The Pet Corrector was invented to “do no harm” but also to be used as an aversive ..
Photo provided by FlickrWhile this seemed to work most of the time, I felt that the timing was a bit off.
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The fast results from spraying the Pet Corrector is result enough for me to keep buying the spray. Working from home, it gets noisy having three dogs barking at once, and everything I’ve tried to get them to quiet down doesn’t work as well as the Pet Corrector.The pet corrector spray is an aversive - it works by scaring your dog into stopping whatever they were doing at the time - if you continue to use it and you don't address the cause of the behaviour, then eventually you will find the corrector spray does not work, your dog may begin to redirect aggressively onto you, or they may develop other behavioural problems which will almost certainly be harder to fix than the original issues.We have great success with the Pet Corrector, a small red can (hairspray size) of compressed air/gas that is now sold in places like PetCo. Hold in the air and press button when dog barks. Giant HISS comes out of can, mimicking a snake or swan. Dog immediately stops what it is doing - barking, jumping, acting like a yahoo with strangers (Dog knows 'four on the floor,' but it is a work in progress.) I am a fulltime RVer. Many RVers have dogs, and many are small dogs that bark. I have turned countless dog owners on to the Pet Corrector. You can even get a holster for the smaller can, and carry it around while you are walking the dog. I get so many compliments - "I wish *my* dog would behave that way!" It doesn't replace training, but is a great aid and a godsend for times when I don't have the luxury of a training session, but just need Dog to behave. I used to have a Maltese (talk about barking!), and had what we called the Brat Can - a soda can with about four or so pennies taped inside that we would fling in her general direction when she really got going. Stopped her for a bit : )
I lived in northern Vermont for a while, where hunting beagles were very popular. The first time I heard the baying, I thought someone was being murdered!What is the Pet Corrector and how does it work? The Pet Corrector emits a hiss of compressed gas to interrupt a dog’s unwanted behavior. The noise is similar to the hiss warning sound made by a cat or snake, alerting him to danger.
S?o, what can you use it for? The Pet Corrector interrupts many unwanted behaviors but is most often used for:
– Barking – Jumping up – Stealing food – Chasing – Place avoidance
An essential combination of tool with reward-based training methods.
Good to know
– Used by trainers and behaviorists throughout the world
– The inert gas has no smell and is totally safe
– The Pet Corrector is a unique patented product
– Works on animals including cats, horses, and more
Pet Corrector Tips:
– Test the animal’s sensitivity: operate at greater than one meter distance
– Direct the spray away from your pet’s face (not directly to- ward it).
– Only use the Pet Corrector to interrupt a serious misdemeanor, it is not a substitute for poor training!
– Make the shortest possible bursts because the canister will chill with prolonged use.