A dog is one of the most loyal pets that you can own. These dogs, which are known as man’s best friends, love to follow their owners everywhere, follow their children everywhere, play with them, and are always there for them no matter what.
These dogs and children live in the same house. A dog’s personality and behavior is such that they are extremely playful, curious, social, obedient, and even protective of their owners and their children.
A dog can easily become very annoying and bothersome if they are allowed to get too much attention. They deserve to be loved, but they also need to get enough exercise and care, so they can remain happy and healthy. Children need to be taught a lot more about dogs before they can become well-behaved and loyal dog trainers and friends.
A dog’s barking can be extremely annoying if it keeps on barking at night. That is unless you have a good bedroom in your house that the dog can be allowed to sleep in. If that is not possible, then you can put the dog in a crate to restrict its movements while you are out. In most cases, you should take the dog for daily walks because that is the best way to build the dog’s trust in you.
So, why is a dog’s barking annoying? Well, dogs love to communicate with their owners, especially when it comes to safety. They alert their owners about strangers, predators, and just good neighbors that are coming into the neighborhood. For that matter, it is the best way to prevent a dog from becoming a problem pet or a nuisance to the family.
The following is a list of some reasons for barking:
* It is a way for a dog to communicate with its pack. The dog knows that if it barks, it can get the attention of its other pack members. A warning shot can be seen in the form of yelping or growling. That is done to warn other dogs in the neighborhood to leave or stay away.
* A warning shot is often sent to a stranger to stay away.
* A stranger approaching a wild dog is almost a death sentence. A warning shot can be seen in the form of yelping or growling, and the wild dog will show them that he is not friendly.
* For the dog to protect its territory. Sometimes, the barking can signal to other dogs that this dog is in a good-enough mood to be friendly with them. This can be seen by the fact that they continue to bark even when a stranger is near.
If you are annoyed by your dog’s excessive barking, or you are in need of a calming or a behavior modification method, try these three suggestions:
A word of caution on barking at strangers. Some dogs have been raised on TV shows where they experienced how scary a stranger can be, so they are afraid of them. That is why they bark loudly.
You need to play with your dog to get him away from his barking habit. You need to give him some space and time. Likewise, you need to engage with your dog, where you are going to play with him and you need to give him the opportunity to stop barking.
Just remember that your dog has feelings too. You are the reason why he is barking as well. By controlling the barking, you will also control your own behavior. You are going to change your dog’s behavior while controlling your own behavior, you can change yourself as well.
The problem with humans and dogs is that both species have the tendency to express themselves. So the best way to deal with excessive barking in dogs is to show him love, attention, and understanding. After you make sure that you understand your dog better, you will never experience a problem like this ever again.