How to Train Your Dog Not to Bark

Train Your Dog Not to Bark

Train Your Dog Not to Bark

Barking is a bad habit that starts early. The first stage of barking is whining, a sing-song sound that puppy uses as a way of nagging complaining, etc.

It is a sound that falls short of crying. Whining is a sympathy winning sound also, and being distressed at times the owners give whatever they are whining for and thus indulge the puppy in whining.

This is not good training for a puppy, if unchecked this whining turns into barking.

Continuous barking is a social inconvenience. The owner should stop their puppy from the whining stage.

They should never be swayed by their compassion at the pitiful and doleful sound of whining as one must remember it is the stepping stone towards non-stop and monotonous barking.

To scare others a few dog barks enough, and that may be normal and healthy in a dog, but those barks must stop as soon as the owner forbids him to do so.

One must learn properly how to train his dog not to bark from books, experts, or from their own experiences.

No matter how old the dog is or how late the owner is implementing his expertise, one has to train his dog not to bark without a sensible reason.

In the first step of training in this concern, the owner must not pay his puppy any attention while he is whining.

How to Train Your Dog Not to Bark

Even negative attention may cause the puppy to continue barking as he may think even that is better than just being ignored.

So when he barks or whines it is better to avoid eye contact with him and keep the arms out of his reach.

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Secondly, when the dog realizes that his owner is not paying him any attention he will stop barking to see what will happen next.

As soon as he stops it is time to issue the command “quiet” and reward him with lots of praise and a treat. It is an effective way of training as soon enough the dog will learn that the word “quiet” means to stop barking.

Train Your Dog Not to Bark
Train Your Dog Not to Bark

Also one should grind into the dog’s brain the command “NO”. If a puppy receives the command well, then gradually other language dictions like “stop” “go” “come” etc. can be applied to him by and by.

The third step of training needs taking a little more action by the owner and is only necessary if the second step is not successful.

When a puppy whines or a dog barks, the owner must take him out of the room he is in. As soon he quiets down the owner can let him in and issue the command “quiet”, followed by praise and a treat.

Puppy Training – How to Train Your Dog Not to Bark

The dog will quickly learn that barking inappropriately is not good behavior.

There are several other tricks like making a loud noise each time the dog barks such as a clapping sound or shaking a can filled with pennies.

Bark collars may have effective actions such as a piercing noise, a mild shock, or a release of citrus scent. Dogs often bark because they are bored or want attention.

So it is better to leaving on a radio when the dog is alone at home he may be lonely and may calm hearing a human voice.

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