How to Stop Dog From Barking Excessively, 8 Best Training Tips to Deal With Excessive Barking


It is usually for dogs to bark,just like human to talk. Dogs most  often bark when they want something, such as going outside, playing, or getting a treat, but if dog is barking more than normal,there can be so many reasons for needless barking by dogs, like Attention,protective, Separation Anxiety/Compulsive etc. If that is a problem in your home, the first step is figuring out what causes your dog to bark too much. Once you know why he is barking, you can start to treat his barking problem.



1.Be Calm 
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If your dog is continuously barking with out any reason do not yell at him, just keep calm Instead of getting mad or frustrated.Try teaching him to be quiet on command. Every time he start barking calmly repeat “quiet”. When they stop barking, give them a treat

2. Vet Check Up
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Some medical problems can cause excessive barking, from bee stings to brain disease to ongoing pain. Older pets can develop a form of canine senility that causes excessive vocalizations. It is always a good idea to have a pet check up by a veterinarian to be sure there is no medical reason for a problem.



3. Keep Dog Tired
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A tired dog is a good dog and one who is less tired likely to bark from boredom or frustration.Try making your dog busy and make sure your dog is getting sufficient physical and mental exercise every day. Depending on dog is breed, age, and health, your dog may require several long walks as well as a good game of chasing the ball and playing with some interactive toys.





5. Fear
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If your dog is fearful or scared of anything , he will voice this concern via barking. This could take place at home or away and refers to anything that frightens your dog. It could be a person, a loud noise like fireworks, or a strange or any new situation.If your dog barks at something because he is scared, getting him more comfortable with whatever is causing his anxiety will stop the barking.

6. Separation Anxiety
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If your dog is suffering from separation anxiety, avoid leaving a lonely dog by itself for long periods of time if possible. Then work with a specialist or find a program that can recondition the dog to separate from its owner. This type of training/retraining can be time-consuming.

7.Use Sight Beerier
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Territorial and alarm barking happen when dogs see or hear something that arouses their attention that is why so many dogs bark at the living room window or along the fence. The quickest trick is to manage the environment by block your dog’s sight line to potential barking triggers.



8.  Bark Control Devices
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In the time of  advancement in technology and a wider understanding of dog behavior, there are some products available on the market that effectively control barking in a gentle, humane way.

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