Dog Bark Control Information
Exercising dog bark control is one of the first training measures that you should employ while your dog is still a puppy. The inherent issue with bark training is that barking is something that dogs were naturally born to do. It's their way of scaring off threats, warning of danger, and expressing their discomfort or boredom. Unfortunately, modern living dictates that dogs should be pretty quiet throughout the day, and silent at night. Even if you don't mind the barking, you can bet your neighbors do, so training early is the best way to keep everybody happy. Here are some of the best ways to exercise dog bark control, and best of all they actually work.
The best way to stop a dog from barking is to understand why he's barking in the first place. Most of the time, and nearly all of the time in domestic setting, dogs bark because they want attention. Coupled with that, many dogs have way too much energy for their living quarters; a situation that almost assures some barking is going to happen. While you may get annoyed at this, take a second to stop and think about what your dog is telling you. Dogs need constant companionship – they're pack animals – and living with one dog means that you're taking him out of this natural order. Therefore, he needs to get his companionship from the only thing left: you. Even if you walk your dog once or twice a day, you still might not be giving him enough attention to satisfy his needs.
If you can't provide the attention and companionship that your dog so desperately craves, perhaps the humane thing to do would be to give him away to a family that would be able to take care of him. Neglect, even partial neglect, is tantamount to animal abuse.
If you're up for spending some extra time with your dog, you might find the dog bark control situation is no longer an issue. Sometimes all it takes is an extra 30 minutes a day to get rid of that extra energy. You can play fetch with a tennis ball, tug of war with a toy, or teach your dog how to play a sport. Teaching your dog how to catch a Frisbee in mid-flight is an excellent way to not only kill the energy he has, but form a closer bond with him as well. You might also want to consider teaching your dog how to run a simple agility course. You can set one up in your home or backyard with some chairs and broom handles, and these exercises will keep your dog intelligent at the same time.
A lot of people will recommend getting a shock collar for proper dog bark control, but if you only take a second to sit down and think about your dog's needs, you might find that some extra play time will do both of you some good. It's all about keeping your dog as happy as possible.
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