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Pet Acoustics Ultra Calmer

Calming sonic collar for dogs (9-13" Small)

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Is your dog afraid of thunderstorms? Do loud sounds make her cower? The Ultra Calmer is a musical collar that provides dogs with quick sonic relief from anxiety brought on by any kind of loud, unpleasant noises.

Pet Acoustics Ultra Calmer

The Ultra Calmer collar plays soothing music to comfort dogs in times of stress.

Soothing tunes for your best friend

Is your dog afraid of thunderstorms? Do loud sounds make her cower? The Ultra Calmer is a musical collar that provides dogs with quick sonic relief from anxiety brought on by any kind of loud, unpleasant noises.

The collar goes on with the speaker worn on the back of the neck, between your dogs' ears. At the first sign of stress, press the "on" button, and special frequency-modified dog music comes on to soothe your canine companion. The volume controls are designed not to exceed a dog's calm range, and you can adjust the volume to your dog's personal comfort level.

The Ultra Calmer can play music for up to three hours at a time, and isn't meant to be used for long stretches of time. If you want to maintain the calm vibe for longer periods, give the Pet Tunes speaker a try, and prepare to enjoy low-key times with your mellowed-out pooch.

Veterinarians weigh in

"Pet Acoustics music for dogs and cats has a significant calming effect on our hospitalized patients. We've found it has helped to reduce their anxiety while away from their families." — Dr. Laura Carey, Litchfield Veterinary Hospital 

"We've had great results with Pet Tunes in our clinic. One dog, blind and diabetic, barked incessantly. With the music, he went to sleep instead, relaxed. The same applied to several cats with a history of being tough. They relaxed as well. " — Dr. Bob Beede, Intermountain Pet Hospital

Product Highlights:

  • adjustable 9-13" stress relief sonic collar for small dogs
  • speaker unit comes pre-loaded with original, frequency-modified music just for dogs
    • clinically proven to calm canine anxieties triggered by thunderstorms, fireworks, and noise phobias
  • adjustable "Safe Volume" feature keeps volume levels within the canine comfort zone
  • original Pet Acoustics music comes pre-loaded on included microSD card
  • plays for up to 3 hours
  • water-resistant
  • includes magnetic USB charging cable
  • weight: .8 oz.
  • warranty: 1 year
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee

What's in the Box:

  • Ultra Calmer module on adjustable 3/4" wide collar (small 9"-13")
  • 512 MB microSD card (installed)
  • 30" USB charging cable (Type A USB on one end and magnetic charging connector on other end)
  • User Manual

Pet Acoustics Ultra Calmer Reviews

Average Customer Review(s):

(2 Reviews)

Pet Acoustics Ultra Calmer

Diana from Cheshire, CT on 8/23/2017

Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

The product works to calm my rescue greyhound. We have tried everything from herbal remedies to the thunder shirt that did nothing to assist our grey during thunderstorms or fireworks. He would stand and shake and pant incessantly and we worried he could have a heart attach. We did not like having to sedate our grey every time there was potential for a thunderstorm. This product really helped- he will lay down during a thunderstorm and relax better. While he still pants, he is so much better that before we used purchased product.

Pros: It really does work! Easy to use--Just charge it and press the blue button to start/stop.


Pet Acoustics Ultra Calmer

Crutchfield customer from Pickens, SC on 6/12/2017

Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Calms my dog.Unexpected as little has had an effect before.The unit I have did not want to function after first charge, and then refused to turn off.Seems to work for now but need to be careful as on/off button is very finicky .If problem continues, may have to pursue warranty and try another one,




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Overview: The Pet Acoustics Ultra Calmer (PA8001) is a stress-relieving collar for dogs. The unit features a small speaker on an adjustable collar, which plays calming music to help reduce stress and calm canine behaviors. The Ultra Calmer is powered by a built-in Lithium-Ion battery, and comes with a USB charging cord. This package is recommended for small dogs with neck sizes of 9" to 13" in circumference.

Music: The unit comes with a 512MB microSD card, loaded with approximately 90 minutes of soothing, frequency-modified music. The music is clinically proven to reduce stress in animals, and can solve canine problems, such as environmental stress, noise phobias, and travel anxiety. The microSD card is not designed to be removed or exchanged, as the pre-installed music is set at the Safe Volume level for canine hearing. The music is designed for canine hearing levels and to help them endure thunderstorms, fireworks, and other anxiety-causing noise. Loading your own music onto the microSD card is not recommended.

Operation: You should use the Ultra Calmer at the first sign of sound agitation in your dog. The unit should be positioned on the back of your dog's neck, between the ears. It has a simple On/Off button and an adjustable Safe Volume that does not surpass the canine calm range. Within minutes of turning on the Ultra Calmer, your dog begins to calm down, and his shaking, pacing, and panting are diminished. The Ultra Calmer collar should not be used more than 3 hours at a time.

Power Requirements: The Ultra Calmer is powered by a built-in Lithium-Ion rechargeable battery (3.7V 300mA). The battery can be charged in approximately 2-1/2 hours using included magnetic USB charging cable, and will continuously play music for up to 3 hours.


  • Dimensions: 1-3/8"w x 2-1/4"h x 3/4"d
  • Power Output: 1 watt RMS (@10% THD)
  • Impedance: 6 ohms
  • Sensitivity: 92dB (-3dB) at 2 kHz
  • Charger Input: 5V 2A max
  • Waterproof Rating: Up to 3 ATM (30 meters)

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My dog is very anxious when he hears thunderstorms or fireworks. [ Ted  Jun 23, 2018 ]

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