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? 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 ultrasonic noise is not painful, but annoying. We keep the decibel level low enough not to harm the dog.
So why does it bother dogs 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.
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Opening the OnGuard Battery Compartment
We understand that the battery compartment on our OnGuard handheld training device can be somewhat tricky to open, and we are here to help. You'll see on the bottom of the device that there are 2 arrows near the slide. While holding the OnGuard with one hand, use your other thumb to move that slide in the direction of the arrow marked with a number 1. While the slide is in that position, push it towards the arrow marked with a number 2. Then you'll be able to flip that bottom piece up and insert your batteries.
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