Bark Begone Reviews

Bark Begone
( 7 reviews )

About Bark Begone

Bark Begone is a training device that is designed to serve as a humane way to retrain your dog.  It uses a high pitched ultrasonic sound that humans can’t hear, but dogs do.  

Frustrated dog owners that are having difficulty training their dog, and who have tried seemingly every other method, may be wondering if Bark Begone a good product, or if it's even safe for your dog.  Let's find out.

How Does Bark Begone Work?

Bark Begone uses a high pitched noise to get your dog to stop doing unwanted behaviors, like barking, chewing, and digging.  Again, humans can’t hear this sound but dogs can.  The idea is that this sound is so unpleasant to dogs that they will usually stop doing whatever they are doing as a result.  The creators state that the device is humane and harmless to dogs, and also safe for humans. 

The device is easy to use.  To train your dog you will have to get within line of sight of your dog and press the button when your dog is barking.  When your dog stops barking, you will need to reinforce this positive reaction with treats or attention. 

 

You’ll probably have to repeat this process with the dog whistle several times, but after a while you won’t even have to press the button to get him to stop barking anymore.  And if you’re wondering, “does Bark Begone work on cats?” the unfortunate answer is no.  This device is only meant for dogs.

The Bark Begone controller also has an LED light which you can use at night when you’re walking your dog.

Cost and Price Plans

The Bark Begone Dog Trainer currently sells for $44.95 on the company's website.  We did not find this product for sale on another website.

Customer Service

The company has an email address listed on the website - [email protected] - and a contact form, but no mailing address or phone number. 

From other sources we found that this company's physical address is listed as 32565B Golden Lantern St Ste 154, Dana Point, CA 92629-3248.

Online Customer Reviews/Complaints

Although Bark Begone may first seem legit when looking at the company’s promotion, we found it's hard to find reviews about the product that are not by affiliate websites trying to make a commission promoting this product.  On the company's own website Bark Begone has a perfect score from hundreds of reviews, which make us question the legitimacy of these reviews.

The company has several unresolved complaints on the BBB website.  Due to a lack of legitimate customer reviews either on the company's website or on third-party websites, we’re a little skeptical when it comes to this product.

Competitors and Alternatives

If you are looking for a more reliable dog training collar or app, you have plenty of other alternatives, a common one being BarxBuddy.

When comparing Bark Begone vs. Barxbuddy, the first thing to know is that the BarxBuddy is also an ultrasonic sound emitting device and works in a similar way to Bark Begone.  It's also safe for dogs and is not audible to humans.  Reviews for this device are mixed, but it can be found on third-party websites, like Amazon.

If you’re in the market for an app, you may want to consider the Dog Training and Clicker App by Dogo. This is a highly interactive app that comes with short, effective lessons, detailed feedback from dog trainers, and personalized training plans.

Is Bark Begone Worth It?

If you’re looking for an effective way to train your dog, we believe that you may want to look at alternative products.  For example, Amazon lists a number of similar devices at around half the price, with reviews that are a lot more like to be legitimate than when posted on the company's own website.

We believe there’s just not a lot of reason to trust this company, so you’re best off looking elsewhere.

If you have any experience with Bark Begone or their products, please leave your reviews below.

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7 ‘Bark Begone ’ Reviews
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Do Not Purchase, Poor Customer Service
September 4, 2021

I would give a half star if possible. I ordered the bark begone, it took 3 months before it was even shipped. They shipped me the wring items, took 3 weeks for them to respond to.my email (so much for an 8 hour response).

They told me to keep the wrong items & they would ship the correct items. 3 months later & still haven't received them. Sent another email a month ago and still haven't gotten a response. I say DO NOT purchase from these guys, they DO NOT respond or ship the correct items.

Junk
July 14, 2021

Got mine within a week, dogs just look at me when I use it. They are only 3 years old, so their hearing is good, they hear me coming home from work 3 minutes before I get there.

Junk, don't waste you $$$.

Bad News Company
June 23, 2021
After 30 days still have not received it. This has to be a scam.

Bad business practice
April 25, 2021
I ordered the product in the middle of March 2021 and by the end of April I still didn't receive it. No email, no contact from the company, no information on whether and when the product will be sent. Meantime my credit card has been charged for a service that was not provided. This is definitely a fraud. I would certainly not recommend the company or product to anybody else.

Disappointed
April 17, 2021

I ordered a device a month ago.... The reason I ordered is because my mom has one and it works wonders on our dog.

But.... i still have not recieved a product. I have contacted customer service at least 5 times and am told the same thing " it will be shipped next week " but it never arrives. I'm so frustrated! I know the product exists I've seen it and used one! I just cant get them to ship mine!

There is a major lack of customer service, there isnt a phone number you can call just email. It's so disappointing.

HORRIBLE CUSTOMER SERVICE
April 16, 2021
Scam. Take your money but never provide product.

Bad Company
July 30, 2020
The company is a fraud! They take your money but send no product! Zero customer service! For your on good do not deal with this company!

Suzun E November 07, 2020

I had a problem but they fixed it right away .