Use to prevent any dog within zone - including yours OR your neighbor's dog - from barking
Works up to 50 feet away
Control outdoor nuisance barking - even your neighbor's dog. Triggered by the sound of a bark the unit emits an ultrasonic tone to interrupt any dog's barking within the designated area. Effective up to 50 ft. Durable hard plastic weatherproof device includes coated steel wire for hanging or back slot for mounting. Includes 4 settings with 3 sensitivity levels and a test mode. Requires one 9V battery (not included). Measures 4-1/2" x 3-1/2" x 7- 3/4" high.
How to set up
The Birdhouse UltraSonic Unit should be placed facing the dog and within range of the dog. The unit is designed with provisions for hanging or mounting and should be positioned at a height of no more than 5 feet. This unit can also stand alone. For best results, the area between the Birdhouse UltraSonic Unit and the dog should be free of any large obstacles.
How it works
When the Birdhouse UltraSonic Unit is within range of constant barking, an internal microphone picks up the sound and the unit is activated. The unit then emits an ultrasonic sound. The ultrasonic sound can only be heard by the dog. Startled by the high-pitched sound, the dog should stop barking, as he will associate his bark with this unpleasant noise.
Uses ultrasonic sound to deter unwanted barking
Detects barks up to 50 feet with the use of an internal microphone
4 levels of operation including a test mode
Durable and weatherproof for outdoor use
Possible Uses for the Birdhouse UltraSonic Unit
Stop your barking dog
Stop your neighbor's barking dog
Train puppies not to bark
Deter barking dogs on camping trips
Please click on "More Information" for instructions.
How the PetSafe® Birdhouse UltraSonic Unit Works
When the Birdhouse UltraSonic Unit is within range of a barking dog, an internal microphone
picks up the sound and the unit is automatically activated. The PetSafe Birdhouse UltraSonic Unit emits an ultrasonic sound. The ultrasonic sound can be heard by dogs but is silent to humans. Startled by the high-pitched sound that is safe and effective, the dog should stop barking, as he will associate his bark with this unpleasant noise. When the dog stops barking the ultrasonic sound also stops. The PetSafe Birdhouse UltraSonic Unit has 3 sensitivity levels to choose from that indicate what barking level activates the unit and a test mode. It is effective up to 50 feet. Note: If the dog is deaf or hearing impaired, he may not react to the Birdhouse UltraSonic Unit.
Caution: Humans cannot hear the ultrasonic sound; however, precautions should be taken when preparing the Birdhouse UltraSonic Unit for use.
Keep at arm's length away from the human ear to avoid hearing damage if a dog begins barking while you are setting up, mounting or hanging the Birdhouse UltraSonic Unit.
Humans should also avoid standing very close to the Birdhouse UltraSonic Unit when it is on.
Not for use by children.
This device is intended for use only with dogs. Never attempt to use it for any purpose not described.
For outdoor use only. Please visit www.petsafe.net for information on PetSafe Indoor Bark Control products.
Key Definitions Two Color LED: Shows good or low battery. Microphone: Used to detect barking. Sound Activated Speaker: Produces the ultrasonic sound. Switch with 4 Levels of Operation: Off - Used to conserve battery life. Test - Used to verify the microphone and speaker are functional. Low Sensitivity - Short range detection (up to 15 feet). Medium Sensitivity - (up to 30 feet) High Sensitivity - (up to 50 feet) Metal Hanger: For hanging the Birdhouse UltraSonic Unit Provisions for Mounting: Used to attach to or fix the Birdhouse UltraSonic Unit on a tree, post, etc. Battery Door: Used to enclose the Battery.
Installation and Setup
The PetSafe Birdhouse UltraSonic Unit should be placed facing the dog and within range of the dog. The unit is designed with provisions for hanging or mounting and should be positioned at a height of no more than 5 feet. The Birdhouse UltraSonic Unit can also stand alone. It can be placed in a tree, hanging from a pole, on a fence post, etc. For best results, the area between the Birdhouse UltraSonic Unit and the dog should be free of any large obstacles.
To Insert and Remove the Battery
The PetSafe Birdhouse UltraSonic Unit utilizes a replaceable 9-volt battery (not included).
The battery door is located on the back of the unit. Pull the battery door open.
Insert the 9-volt battery with the positive side oriented as shown.
Replace the battery door by positioning the top edge, and snap the bottom of battery door into place.
Average battery life is 2 months, depending on how often the dog barks. To conserve battery life, turn to the "OFF" position when the Birdhouse UltraSonic Unit is not in use.
Two Color LED
The two color LED indicator shows good or low battery. Good battery equals 1 flash every 5 seconds with Green LED. Low battery equals 3 flashes every 5 seconds with the Red LED. If there are no LED lights it is time to change the battery. When emitting the ultrasonic sound, the Red LED is solid. When in test mode, the Red LED will flash if battery is low.
Modes of Operation
Begin use of the Birdhouse UltraSonic Unit on Low Sensitivity and only increase to Medium
Sensitivity if the dog does not respond.
If the dog does not respond to Medium Sensitivity, increase to High Sensitivity.
Turn to the TEST Mode to verify that your Birdhouse UltraSonic Unit is working properly. Do not use this Mode for normal operation. See "To Test the Birdhouse UltraSonic Unit."
Low Up to 15 feet
Medium Up to 30 feet
High Up to 50 feet
What to Expect During Use of the
Birdhouse UltraSonic Unit
Place the PetSafe Birdhouse UltraSonic Unit within range of the dog with the unit switched to Low, Medium or High Sensitivity. Most dogs will understand very quickly that the Birdhouse UltraSonic Unit is disrupting their urge to bark and will relax and stop barking. You should notice a reduction in the dog's barking within the first two weeks that the Birdhouse UltraSonic Unit is in use. Please note this product may not work on deaf or hearing impaired dogs. Excessive barking can cause a real strain on your relationship with your pet, as well as cause disruptions in your neighborhood. There are some situations this product may not be as effective. Please visit www.petsafe.net to view other customized solutions to the problem of too much barking.
Remove the battery before cleaning.
Clean the PetSafe Birdhouse UltraSonic Unit with a damp cloth.
Do no use any kind of spray chemicals or solvent to clean.
Do not immerse in water or any other liquid.
Note: the Birdhouse UltraSonic Unit is weatherproof. However, if water enters into the microphone it may disrupt the unit's operation. After the microphone is dry, it will resume working properly.
To Test the Birdhouse UltraSonic Unit
Turn the Mode Switch to TEST.
Hold the unit with the Indicator Light facing towards you. The unit should be at arm's length away from your mouth.
In order to trigger the unit, say "Woof" loudly towards the Microphone.
The LED light will flash red and there will be an audible sound to indicate that it is
If the Indicator Light does not flash and there is no audible sound, ensure that the battery is properly installed and/or replace the battery. If the Indicator Light still does not flash, contact the Customer Care Center at 1-800-732-2677.
Return the Mode Switch to Low Sensitivity before you begin using the Birdhouse UltraSonic Unit. Note: The TEST Mode is not intended for normal operation. If the Birdhouse UltraSonic Unit is left in TEST Mode, it can send false signals and may reduce battery life.
The green LED light stopped flashing and there is no red light.
Ensure that the battery is properly installed.
Replace the battery.
If the green LED light is still not flashing, contact the Customer Care Center at 1-800-732-2677.
This Product is offered to you conditioned upon your acceptance without modification of the terms, conditions and notices contained herein. Usage of this Product implies acceptance of all such terms, conditions, and notices. 2. Proper Use
This Product is designed for use with pets where training is desired. The specific temperament of your pet may not work with this Product. If you are unsure whether this is appropriate for your pet please consult your veterinarian or certified trainer.
Proper use includes reviewing the entire Guide provided with your Product and any specific Caution statements. 3. No Unlawful or Prohibited Use
This Product is designed for use with pets only. This pet training device is not intended to harm, injure or provoke. Using this Product in a way that is not intended could result in violation of Federal, State or local laws. 4. Limitation of Liability
In no event shall Radio Systems® Corporation be liable for any direct, indirect, punitive, incidental, special or consequential damages, or any damages whatsoever arising out of or connected with the use or misuse of this Product. Buyer assumes all risks and liability from the use of this Product. 5. Modification of Terms and Conditions
Radio Systems Corporation reserves the right to change the terms, conditions and notices under which this Product is offered.
Please register your product online at www.petsafe.net. All parts are covered under warranty for the life of this product. Labor is covered for the first year of ownership. Thereafter, there is a minimum service charge for the repair or replacement of the product. Misuse, loss, damage by pet or improper use or handling is not covered. PetSafe will not pay for loss of time, inconvenience, loss of use of your product or any incidental or consequential damage. Warranty void if product resold.
Bark control aids differ in many ways in how they work to end problematic barking behavior from your dog. This handy comparison chart shows their advantages and disadvantages to help stop inappropriate barking.
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