Written by Colin Seal
Why Bark - and when it's a nuisance?
All dogs bark in response to an internal or external stimulus. This is their way of communicating and to draw the attention of others. In fact, people treat dogs as their best pet or companion because of their ability to bark. Unfortunately, some dogs bark without any apparent cause. Some barking dogs can be considered a nuisance either to the dog owner or the neighbourhood. Also, remember that some people cannot tolerate barking dogs as well as others..
Have you ever run your fingernails down a blackboard at school? Some people don’t mind it and others absolutely hate it.. This is the same with nuisance barking. For more product reviews, visit here.
Controlling the barking.
When a dog barks in response to an outsider coming towards his territory there is nothing wrong as long as the barking stops within a reasonable time. When the barking is nonstop, it needs to be corrected by appropriate methods.
The exact reason for this continuous barking may be difficult to identify. However, this will certainly help get to the cause of the problem and so help with the solution.
Here are a few things to consider.
Whatever the reason for the barking, if you or your neighbours consider the level to be unacceptable - a solution should be found.
The objective is to help modify the dog’s behavior and retrain it to bark at an acceptable level to restore peace to your household – and the neighbourhood.’
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