how to stop your dog barking

“How do I stop my dog barking?” This is a problem thatnumerous dog owners encounter,nonetheless, for you to discover how tostop your dog barking, you have to realize why he’sdoing it. A continual barking dog can beaggravating to any owner, specifically so when it proceeds throughout the night. Barking is anormal behavior of dogs; on the other hand continuous barking for a long time is aindication that your dog has a problem ordesires attention from you.
Always try to deal with the circumstances as soon as your dog develops a barking problem. If you overlook this in the early stages, hemight make barking a routinehabit and preventing will not be easy in the future.
First action in preventing this issue isidentifying when and for how long your dog barks, and the cause of his barking. You might need to do some detective work toacquire this information. This ishard especially if your dog barks while you are out. If it’s possible, try try get a roughguess from a neighbor.
Few reasons behind dog barking are:-
– When they feel nervous, hungry and anxious,
– When he see visitors,
– Not enough exercise,
– Weak socialization,
– Environmental reasons such as not familiar sounds,
– boredom, irritation, being lonely, etc

Training is most beneficial in halting uncontrolleddog barking. Yelling at dogs will not stop the barking trouble; he might even think that even you are barking along with him. Once your dog is aware of thefundamental commands for instance “sit” and “stay”, it is possible to start teaching him to shut his mouth.
To resolve the problem of poor socialization, you can take him to parks where he can come across many types of animals, people, etc. First few days allow your dog to view other dogs with their owner from a reasonable distance, gradually allow him to mingle with them. If your dog tries to request something by barking, do not give him immediately and wait until he stops it. Make him clear that he won’t get anything by barking.
Some dogs enjoy barking and they pass their spare time by doing it. Keep your dog busy with chewable or exciting toys to try and distract him.
If your dog usually begins barking when guests come to the house, it may be that he is just trying to get your attention, it is best to avoid giving him your attention completely so that he doesn’t think he has a new way to get your attention whenever he wants.
An electronic bark collar is a approach of halting excessdog barking. This helps in learning dogs to stop unnecessary barking quickly. When your dog barks the collar will give a mild static feeling. This feeling will slightlyenhance if your dog proceeds barking. Do not forget to reward your dog any time he stops excessive barking.
Ultrasonic bark collars are a different type of bark collar uses sound as the tool for correcting dog behavior. The gadgetlinked to the collar recognizes dog barking and withoutwaiting makes a sound that isirritating to dogs and they’ll stop barking.



Hope this aids you to stop dog barking, thanks for reading
by Ruchi Vasishta

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