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Innotek Anti-Bark Spray Collar KIT11122

Pros

  • Least Expensive Spray Collar
  • Uses Generic Battery

Cons

  • Spray is Inconsistent Deterrent
  • Prone to Malfunction
  • False Corrections due to Sound Sensor
  • Short Battery Life
RATING 1.5

Retail Price: $69.95

Our Price: $54.95

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Innotek Anti-Bark Spray Collar KIT11122

  • Innotek Anti-Bark Spray Collar KIT11122
  • Innotek Anti-Bark Spray Collar KIT11122
  • Innotek Anti-Bark Spray Collar KIT11122
  • Innotek Anti-Bark Spray Collar KIT11122

The Innotek Anti-Bark Spray Collar KIT11122, also sold as the Premier GentleSpray Citronella Bark Collar, is an entry level spray bark collar. The collar is fill with aerosol spray and it shoots a cloud of citronella at your dog when they bark. This cloud of citronella (no scent is available as well) is intended to deter the barking behavior. In practice many dogs are not deterred by spray collars, and we find the KIT11122 spraying mechanism particularly prone to malfunction.

Innotek Anti-Bark Spray Collar KIT11122

Bark Sensor

The Innotek Anti-Bark Spray Collar has a medium sized, block like receiver. The system uses a microphone to detect the dog barking. Unlike the dual sensor systems that require both a sound and a vibration to trigger, the Innotek Spray Collar can be triggered by loud, lower pitched noises. This leads to false alarms from other dogs barking, scratching the receiver, and the receiver bumping on the ground.

Innotek Anti-Bark Spray Collar KIT11122

Spray Correction

The Innotek spray bark collar uses a citronella spray directed toward the snout to deter barking. Spray collars generally only have results on timid and light barkers. More troublesome barkers and more dominant dogs tend to ignore the spray. While unpleasant, the spray does not deter many dogs – instead they learn to bark through the spray, barking 25 times until the reservoir empties and then they can bark all they want undisturbed by the collar. Results also tend to diminish over time as the dog gets used to the spray.

The spray mechanism is particularly troublesome on the this collar. Although we find that most bark collars with spray mechanisms are prone to failure, the Innotek KIT11122 seems to break down even more than its peers. The customer service for warranty claims is good, but it would be better if the problem was not so persistent.

Innotek Anti-Bark Spray Collar KIT11122

Battery

The Innotek citronella bark collar is powered by a generic 6V alkaline battery. The collar goes through the batteries quicker than most. Our tests averaged around one month of battery life when the collar is left continuously on. Fortunately, the collar has an on/off switch, and switching the collar off between uses will greatly increase the battery life.

Innotek Anti-Bark Spray Collar KIT11122

While the official instructions recommend the manufacturer’s branded battery, any 6V alkaline battery will work. These batteries can usually be found in the camera section of most big-box stores or through specialty electronic stores.

Innotek Anti-Bark Spray Collar KIT11122

Collar Band

The Innotek Anti-Bark Spray Collar comes with a nylon cloth band that is fully removable so you can wash the band. The band fastens with a quick-snap buckle for easy fastening and removal.

Innotek Anti-Bark Spray Collar KIT11122

Conclusion

If you absolutely must have a spray collar, the Innotek Anti-Bark Spray Collar is a popular choice because it is the least expensive option and most spray collars are comparably effective. Unfortunately spray collars are just not as effective as the electronic stimulation collars when deterring barking behavior.

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