What are the most annoying sounds to the human ear? Fingernails on a chalkboard, car alarms, squeaking brakes, microphone feedback, mosquitoes and flies, and … excessive barking dogs, according to several surveys we found. And when it’s someone else’s dog that’s barking excessively? The annoyance factor can be off the charts. Whether you’re just starting
Anti-bark collars are devices that dogs wear around their necks so their owners or trainers can correct unwanted behaviors. To answer the question about the best bark collar, you have to understand what bark collars are, what types there are and how they work. The best fit for you and your dog depends on how
If you research “ultrasonic dog training,” you might come across some older posts about ultrasonic dog repellers and deterrents that question the effectiveness of these tools in training dogs. It’s the problem with a lot of information on the internet, isn’t it? You can find information that supports pretty much any point of view. Well,
Dogs bark for one primary reason — to communicate. But you knew that. The real question is, what is your dog trying to say when it barks? The reasons dogs bark can typically be bucketed into seven categories, which we’ll explore in more detail and offer tips for controlling unwanted barks: Alarm Anxiety Attention Frustration Greeting
You really don’t want to be that neighbor, do you? The one with the noisy dog that turns neighbors into “frenemies”? If your dog is harassing your neighbors and barking constantly, it’s probably for a “good” reason: She has one job — to protect her territory. Your dog is not barking at neighbors because she hates
Howling vs. Whining vs. Baying: What Is the Difference? Dogs use several sounds to communicate with humans and fellow canines; the most familiar is barking.
Why Does My Dog Bark at Everything That Passes By? “My dog barks at everything that passes by, and it’s driving me crazy.” We hear that
According to the ASPCA, dogs that are adopted from rescue shelters or adopted during adulthood tend to have separation anxiety more than dogs that are
Not All Dogs are ‘Crated’ Equally When crate training your dog, you might notice your dog barking in its crate and at night while crated.
Is Your Dog a Chronic Car Chaser? Do you have a dog that barks at cars when they pass by? Does he lie in wait
Was Your Dog Born to Bark? Ever notice how your neighbor’s dog is quiet, while yours barks like a fool at the slightest movement or