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Say Goodbye to Shock Collars

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This ‘new aged’ alternative is safe, painless,
and easy to use with all breeds and temperaments

Finally, some GREAT news from the pet industry.

On October 6th, 2020 Petco – the world’s 2nd largest pet chain – made an announcement…

No more shock collars for sale.

When I heard it, I grinned from ear to ear… finally, a big company was taking a stand against the cruel, harmful use of shock collars.

If you’re a dog owner, this is great news…

Especially if your dog is a problem barker or misbehaves. You may have thought shock collars are a good way to train away bad behavior…

But they can have serious side effects like injury, increased fear, anxiety, aggression, decreased learning ability, and more.

The good news is, we now have a training aid that’s 100% safe and pain-free for your pet…

And it works for long-term problems like barking, fighting, jumping, destructive chewing, and other issues.

Luckily, I got to learn about it first-hand earlier this year… it all happened after I adopted my black lab, Daisy.

From the moment I saw her at the shelter, I knew Daisy was the one: she was smart, beautiful, and had the sweetest smile you’ve ever seen.

I’ve had dogs before, but Daisy was on a whole other level… she looked like a champion purebred!

Everything about her seemed perfect… at least, until I got her home. It turned out, Daisy was a barker. A really, really bad barker.

The smallest thing would set her off: other dogs, the neighbors, cars driving by the house, even the TV.

Me and my wife tried everything to make it stop… we took Daisy for long walks, played with her in the yard for hours, and gave her plenty of toys and attention.

But things didn’t get better. By week two, we were getting seriously stressed, and the noise was taking a toll.

Then it got even worse: we got a letter from the HOA saying there’d been a complaint. Apparently, our neighbors were fed up with the barking, too.

The next time it happened, we’d get a $300 fine… and if it happened a 3rd time, Daisy would have to go. She would be banished from the neighborhood.

That’s when my wife gave me an ultimatum: find a way to stop the barking, or find a new home for Daisy.

With her issues, I knew finding her a home would be tough… but there was no way I was taking Daisy back to the shelter, and leaving her in that cold, scary place.

Still, I was desperate… so I called the one person I thought could help me.

Advice From an Expert Trainer

Jenny is a sweet older woman who lives nearby.

Besides making the best potato salad in the neighborhood, she’s a dog trainer who raises German Shepherds.

I called her up, and told her what happened.

“I think I have just the thing,” Jenny said. Bring Daisy by tomorrow, and I’ll show you what I know.”

The next morning was a clear, beautiful Saturday. I put Daisy’s harness on, and walked the four blocks to Jenny’s house.

When we got inside, I told her about everything: the non-stop barking, the stress, even the HOA letter. I got upset just talking about it.

What Jenny did next surprised me…

She simply got up from her chair and motioned for me to follow her. “Let’s go out back,” she said. “I want Daisy to meet the boys.”

Outside, Jenny’s dogs Alfie and Odie were in their pen.

Of course, Daisy went nuts… she started barking and pulling at her leash, trying to get to them. But Alfie and Odie just sat there, cool as a cucumber.

“How did you train them so well?” I asked in amazement. “What’s your secret?”

“I’ll show you,” she said.

Then Jenny did something incredible: she pulled a small device from her pocket, pointed it at Daisy, and pressed a button…

Immediately, the barking stopped.

I couldn’t believe it! My jaw dropped open. “How on earth did you do that?” I asked.

“My secret weapon,” Jenny said with a grin, holding up the device.

It’s called a BarxBuddy… it uses soundwaves only dogs can hear to break their attention and calm them down. Just point, press, and the bad behavior stops, instantly.

Jenny said it was the best dog training tool she’d ever found, and the one she used to train Alfie, Odie, and all her past dogs.

“So is it like a shock collar?” I asked her.

“No, nothing like a shock collar,” Jenny said. “Shock collars can be painful and scary for your dog, and actually make bad behaviors worse.

The BarxBuddy uses harmless ultrasonic sound, and it’s what recommend it to all the dog owners I work with,” Jenny said. “If you want a safe, pain-free way to train Daisy, this is it.”

Trying Out the ‘Secret Weapon’ For Myself

As soon as I got home, I went online to read about the BarxBuddy.

It had excellent reviews… but what I liked most was the pet-safe technology.

The ‘ultrasonic tone’ it makes is irresistible to dogs. If your dog is barking, jumping, chewing, or fighting, BarxBuddy breaks their attention and makes them behave…

All while being 100% safe and harmless (which is a must for me).


Eager to try it out, I ordered the BarxBuddy from their website (it’s only available online). In just a few days, I had the device hand.

How did it work?

Well, once I got BarxBuddy, everything changed with Daisy.

When he would start barking, I just pointed the device and pressed the button. Instantly, the bad behavior stopped… just like Jenny showed me.

After everything I had been through, I couldn’t believe how easy it was.

And here’s the best part: after using BarxBuddy a handful of times, I didn’t have to press the button anymore. Just picking it up was enough to get Daisy to behave.

These days, Daisy is calm and comfortable, and hardly barks at all. She’s happy, we’re happy, and she’s sticking around for the long term.

Would I recommend BarxBuddy to other dog owners?

Absolutely. If you’ve got barking or misbehaving dogs and want a safe and easy fix, definitely check it out. BarxBuddy has been a lifesaver for us.

To learn more about BarxBuddy and try it for yourself, click the button below