How can you keep your dog from barking?
When a dog is barking, he communicates with other dogs or he wants to tell you something. But, in many cases it is irrelevant and it is annoying. The solution is to keep your dog from barking. However, you should know all reasons why your dog is barking.
1. Dogs bark because they want to protect their territory. It is a place where they spend a lot of time. They protect it from people, other dogs and animals. Also, they can bark if they feel in danger.
2. In many cases, dogs bark because they want to communicate with other dogs.
3. Dogs bark because they feel pain or they are anxious. For example, if you keep a dog in a small space for a long time, he will bark a lot.
4. But, dogs can also bark when they want to say hello.
There are several devices on the market that will stop your dog barking. The most used are collars that release an electrical shock when a dog is barking. Another device is an ultrasonic emitter. They are placed in a room and they are activated when a dog is barking. They will keep the dog’s jaw closed. But, all these gadgets are not very good and they are not a permanent solution.
You can train your dog to bark less or don’t bark at all. You can give him toys or something other that will distract him. Also, you can keep your dog active. In this case, he will bark less. The best way is to teach your dog ‘’quiet’’ command. Allow him to bark 3-4 times and say to him ‘’quiet’’. After that, you can use bark collar to stop him barking.