When our dogs can’t seem to stop barking
There comes a time when our dogs can’t seem to stop barking. Since barking is one of the many vocal communications for dogs, it’s understandable why they bark when they see other dogs and this also pleases us coz it alerts us when people approach or when they want something or something bad is happening.
But there as cases when their barking can be excessive. It’s very important to identify its cause and your dog’s motivation as barking serves a variety of functions before you start considering it as a barking problem. Every type of barking serves a distinct function for a dog, and the moment he is continually rewarded for his barking, which means, if he results in being what he wants-he learns to use barking to his benefit. For example, dogs who successfully bark for attention often go on to bark for other things, like food, play and walks. For this reason, it’s important toward train your puppy be relaxed on cue so that by yourself can prevent his attention-related barking and teach him in direction of do a further behaviors instead-like sit or down-to get what he wants.
Now barking that is a behavior problem may result from one of several different issues. The key is to first identify the cause of the barking and then to change your dog’s triggers. As a pet owner, you have to know or identify why your dog is barking just by its specific bark. For case in point, a dog’s bark sounds different when he wants to play as compared to when he wants to come in from the yard.
It’s crucial to determine why your dog is barking. It will take some time to teach your dog to bark less. Unfortunately, it’s just not realistic to quick fix or to expect that your dog will stop barking altogether. It’s extremely impossible that this would happen. It’s pretty much like a person. A person can’t stop talking suddenly! Not unless it’s traumatized or dead. Now we don’t want that. Our goal should be to decrease, in its place than eliminate, the sum of barking. Bear in mind that some dogs are more prone to barking than others.
Our tolerance to dog’s barking varies with each person. Some can tolerate extreme levels of barking while others cannot. Canine barking however can be a nuisance to neighbors, and is a common problem dog owners or their neighbors may face. Thus we have to consider out neighbors’ tolerance as well. Different kinds of barking often require different kinds of approach to reduction.
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