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Calming musical collar for dogs launches crowdfunding campaign
Campaign is seeking funding to create a collar containing a proprietary MP3 player and high-quality speakers to reduce fear, anxiety, and stress in dogs
Music Mutz, LLC, the comforting musical collar has been approved to debut a campaign that recently launched on Kickstarter, a foremost crowdfunding website. The campaign is looking for funding to develop a collar containing a proprietary MP3 player and high-quality speakers that helps naturally alleviate dogs suffering from noise and other phobias, without any medication, sedation, or restrictive dog wear.
According to a company release,1 Music Mutz collar has an MP3 player loaded with exclusive psychoacoustic music that soothes dogs. The founder and owner, Kris Baggelaar, got inspiration for this idea because of her lifelong love for animals and having friends and family with dogs experiencing fear, anxiety and/or stress.
The company conducted various group and individual tests with dogs that are jittery, distressed, and panicky in different circumstances. Pet owners found the Music Mutz collar effective at soothing dogs who react to thunder, separation anxiety, fireworks, riding in cars, screeching brakes, dogs barking, veterinary and groomer visits, illness, depression, loud voices, and additional stressors.
"Since the product's audio quality is the most important attribute, we focused on the custom-arranged music and audio system so that dogs who suffer from anxiety issues will hear every distinct soothing sound," Baggelaar explained, in the release. "Our patented collar design with speakers on either side and situated close to dogs' ears is unique for not only optimal delivery of sound but also portability, as it goes where the dog goes."
The company collaborated with pet music maestro Bradley Joseph to arrange the exclusive, nature-integrated songs loaded on the MP3 for the best quality and most comforting music. The rechargeable battery lasts 9 to 14+ hours and recharges in 1 hour, so pet owners have peace of mind when their dog is left alone for periods of time. Plus, the USA-made collar with imported parts easily adjusts to fit neck sizes 9 in to 26 in.
The company plans to donate a portion of each sale to pet protection organizations. Music Mutz comforting musical collars are available at a discount on kickstarter.com (search "Music Mutz") through April 15, 2023.
Patented calming collar launches Kickstarter campaign. News release. Music Mutz, LLC. March 9, 2023. Accessed March 10, 2023. https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/patented-calming-collar-launches-kickstarter-campaign-301768467.html