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Constantly barking dog and horrible ndn

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granny24 · 29/07/2017 22:35

I am a bit of an IT numpty so hope someone can help. Earlier today I read a post that I THINK was on Aibu. The poor woman had a terrible time with a constantly barking dog. Can't find it now. I wanted to tell her we had a similar problem with several very close neighbours. Dog barking at all hours. Recently we bought an ultrasonic device from Amazon. It was about 15 quid and never was money better spent. Just google dog deterrent. It has a name like Hoondt. It has trained all the local yapping dogs. Could someone please locate this lady and pass on this information.

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KingJoffreysRestingCuntface · 29/07/2017 22:38

Does she live opposite me?

New over the road neighbours are proper yuppies with yapping dogs, car alarms and weird desire to do DIY at mad hours.

The bloke also does high pitched sneezes.


Are these devices expensive??


KingJoffreysRestingCuntface · 29/07/2017 22:38

Ooo, and would it upset my cats?


granny24 · 29/07/2017 22:46

I am not sure how directional it is. My cat takes no nevermind!

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user1471459936 · 29/07/2017 22:51

It's in Chat and I've linked this thread.


outgrown · 29/07/2017 22:52

Hello. I think it's me!!

The barking is inside the house you think it would work?


granny24 · 29/07/2017 22:58

It will work for about 50 metres. It goes through windows and ordinary brickwork ok. Heavy metal doors and stone walls not very effective. You just need to point and press immediately the barking starts and take your finger off the button the second they shut up.

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outgrown · 29/07/2017 23:02

Oh I'm so excited about this! Thank you!


DaviesMum · 29/07/2017 23:04

Is the device legally sold in the UK? My neighbour has two yappie dogs but won't train them.


TakesTheCake · 29/07/2017 23:12

Canyou use this on a dog without neighbour's knowing?! There is one two doors away that drives me nuts. They leave it in the garden, which is next to an alleyway, and it parks at every passing person.


wait4thesale · 30/07/2017 00:06

This is great news, I'd rather buy one recommended. Do you have a code, or a link as i can't find it on Amazon under that name? Thanks for sharing this, dog down our road drives me insane, hopefully this will help.


wait4thesale · 30/07/2017 00:20

Sorry, I've since found it!!! Thank u


wait4thesale · 30/07/2017 00:21

Found it!


Triskaidekaphilia · 30/07/2017 02:33

Shock Could I use this to keep NDN dogs from shitting in out of my garden without upsetting my cats? If so I am eternally grateful!


Pivoine · 30/07/2017 04:43

Um, what she ca toy does this device do? Does it hurt the dog in any way?


Pivoine · 30/07/2017 04:45

Jesus Christ, I give up. I cannot post on the iPad without it converting what I've typed to gibberish. Was supposed to say what EXACTLY does this device do?


AwkwardSquad · 30/07/2017 07:49

Could you link, waitforthesale?


BeepBeepMOVE · 30/07/2017 09:04

These devices are awful.

I can hear them and so can many other people. Smaller and younger people can generally hear higher pitched sounds, so kids can normally hear them too. A neighbour had one to stop cats pissing in her garden and it drove me batty overtime I walked past her house. We live near a school and she got asked to take it down as too many children were complaining about pain in their heads when walking past.

I also worry about long term effects of the sound on your hearing. Constant background pitches aren't good thats why cabin crew tend to lose certain frequencies of hearing.


user1494426473 · 30/07/2017 10:12

I would be wary of using such a device as they can be distressing for many animals. As someone who works with dogs I can tell you that barking is a means of communication and a way for dogs to express an emotion, whether it be positive or negative. In the same way that you should NEVER tell a dog off for growling (if a dog thinks it's naughty to growl he will skip the growling stage and eventually learn to go straight to biting or worse behaviour) to artificially stop a dog from barking isn't solving the root of the problem, it's just supressing the dog's communication. Not sure what the ins and outs are of the situation and I do appreciate how stressful it must be to have the constant noise but I think as much communication as possible should be had with the owner to encourage them to address the cause of the dog's barking rather than just supressing it. Dogs don't just bark for no reason. Either something is over stimulating them or they are being left alone and under stimulated for longer than they can bear.


outgrown · 30/07/2017 10:16

It appears to be a device that you only use during the barking, rather than those cat ones that are constant and I agree drive people batty.

Please check out my thread. I'm on to twelve months of ten hours plus a day of barking. The cause is clear and the owner doesn't give two monkeys.


Member984815 · 30/07/2017 10:17

Someone had one of these along our road years ago I think it's people under 25 who can hear the noise . I was under 25 at the time and whenever I went by with my little girl the 2 of us could hear it and found it really annoying but never got a headache from it . It would certainly stop us from standing outside the house .


TakesTheCake · 30/07/2017 23:13

BeepBeep, our neighbourhood noisy dog barks because the owners leave it in the garden multiple times a day (like, 15 times a day, through to 10pm), and the garden is right next to a well used alleyway/cut-through. It barks at every passerby. I have knocked and told the owner it bothers us, and that it means the kids are kept awake unless all windows are shut (when it is veryhot, obv an issue). He was apologetic but nothing has changed.

I know you say the cause should be addressed but I cannot address it. How cruel would it be for me to use a device like this to shut the dog up?! I am not a cruel person but it is so ongoing and do annoying!


granny24 · 05/08/2017 13:25

Takesthecake. Did you get a dog deterrent? Did it work?

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TakesTheCake · 05/08/2017 13:42

No :-(. I am pointing an imaginary device in the direction of the garden every time the infernal hound starts up its barking, trying to work out if i am annoyed enough to subject an animal to something unpleasant.

Current feeling: quite possibly!


straighttalker · 05/08/2017 16:56

You'd better make sure the dog owner doesn't actually care about their animals and that they don't find out.

I would hope that none of my NDN would do this to my dog (who to be fair, doesn't get left out in the garden to bark and only barks in the house at doorbell and postman). However, if they did, and I suspected, and concluded that it was causing her fear or pain, I would buy massive fuckoff weather-proof speakers, and play recordings of dog barking, chalk screeching down blackboards, and bin lids clanging all the livelong day from 8.00 to 22.00.

Just saying.

You're attacking an animal who can't move away from the stimulus because they have bad owners. I don't like that some of those Amazon reviews mention the dog cowering.

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