What Is The Best Dog Repellant Available?

An effective aggressive dog repellant has always been hard to choose because an attacking animal is unpredictable and may give no warning. In the seconds between an animal giving chase and the encounter coming to a conclusion, a biker or rider will not be able to assess the situation calmly. Is the animal attacking because they are defending their territory? Has their prey drive been activated and instinct taken over? Are they responding out of fear? Are they just being curious? It’s rarely clear, but the answers to these questions will govern how the animal responds to any attempt to ward them off. That’s why the smart choice is a device that can work reliably and with any canine.

What is the best dog repellant available on the market?

At first, the only defense available to bikers and runners were sprays, formulated much like pepper sprays. The idea was to cause intense irritation in the eyes, nose and throat of the animal and force them to stop in their tracks. The idea may be sound, but it’s extremely tough to execute in a split second. Sprays have a very limited range and are only effective out to several feet. Aiming something at that range is hard enough without adrenaline or fear taking over, and the chaos almost makes it impossible for a person to keep a steady hand. It’s even tougher if a person has to aim it from the back of a bike. Furthermore, sprays dispersed in high winds or rain are less effective, so any inclement weather may make it altogether useless. Finally, some people aren’t comfortable with the idea of spraying an intense irritant into the face of an animal, whether or not they are aggressive.

It’s no surprise, then, that ultrasound dog repellant met a ready and willing market. Ultrasound devices emit frequencies that are beyond human hearing range. The theory was that the extremely high frequencies would scare off the animal or annoy them with the high pitched whine. While it can work with some animals, ultrasound devices are often more flash than substance. Animals have an ability to tune out these devices much like they tune out the sound of a car engine or the sound of other canines barking. Also, there’s really no way of knowing for sure if the device is working and if it’s even being aimed correctly because the user gets no feedback. It’s the kind of chance that a person probably doesn’t want to take when they’re being run down by an attacking animal.

The Sound Defense dog repellant doesn’t have to overcome these issues because it uses audible frequencies of sound. Audible sound is easier to aim because it emits in lower, wider frequencies. It doesn’t harm the animal at all, and the Sound Defense engages a pattern of tones that are more likely to scare the animal off.

No device is 100 percent effective all the time, but the Sound Defense gives a runner or biker a good chance of getting away unscathed.

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