How to Stop Excessive Dog Barking

Strangers, Visitors, Intruders

Dog barking can be frustrating for us humans, because we’re (somewhat) reasonable creatures — we know when to be quiet and when to speak up. Dogs? Not so much. They look to us for cues. That said, some dogs can be easier than others to...Read More

How to Curb Attention Seeking Barking from Your Dog

Demand Barks and Barking for Attention -- How to Control Your Dog's Bossy Behavior Do you have a bossy dog that rules the roost? You know the kind of dog we’re talking about: She manipulates you and the situation, to her favor. She paws, whines,...Read More

Barking at Other Dogs

Does your dog love people but go ballistic when it sees other dogs? Or maybe she barks at all living things with equal aggressiveness? Wouldn't it be nice to take your dog for a walk and not have it pull and bark when it sees...Read More

Dog Breeds That Bark

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 sound in the neighborhood? While your dog's reaction to his environment drives you crazy, there might be a sound reason...Read More

Dogs Chasing Cars

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 near the road just to chase cars? If this describes your beloved pet, he's taking part in some very dangerous...Read More

Crate Training Your Dog

Not All Dogs are ‘Crated’ Equally Dogs are den animals. They seek small, enclosed spaces to keep safe from danger, rest, and raise a family. Because dogs don't like to soil their dens, crate training is one way some dog owners choose to introduce their...Read More

Dog Separation Anxiety

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 raised by the same family since puppyhood. And this makes sense, right? Dogs get attached to their owners and when...Read More

Dogs Barking at Everything

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 a lot. Yes, you can train your dog to stop annoying barking, and you can teach it when it is OK...Read More

Dogs That Howl, Whine & Bay

Howling vs. Whining vs. Baying: What Is the Difference? Dogs typically use several sounds to communicate with humans and fellow canines; the most familiar is barking. Lesser common sounds include howling, whining, and baying. To understand how you can best meet your dog's needs, you...Read More