All dog’s methods of communication may include barking, whining and howling. To stop dogs howling, first work out the reason he is making all that noise. Then perhaps you can remove the cause and resolve the problem.
Here are six ways to help stop or control dog’s barking. All of them have been found to be very successful but don’t expect results overnight. The longer your dog has been barking, the longer it will take for him to change his ways.Some of these techniques require you to have an idea as to why your dog barks.
Always remember to keep these tips in mind while training –
Don’t yell at your dog to be quiet—it just sounds like you’re barking along with him.
Keep your training sessions positive and upbeat.
Be consistent so you don’t confuse your dog. Everyone in your family must apply the training methods every time your dog barks inappropriately. You can’t let your dog get away with inappropriate barking sometimes and not others.
Why do dogs dig and scratch before they settle down to sleep, no matter what effect it has on your couch, bed, or carpet? They circle around and sniff and scratch before finally settling, and in the process often re-arrange all their bedding.
Dogs are considered man’s best friend, but who is a dog’s best friend? In terms of the best dog advocates and dog rescue, that honor goes to women.
It’s Women’s History Month, so let’s honor some of the great women of animal welfare! They’ve been the strongest advocates of the animal rescue movement since its beginning and have remained some of the most dedicated animal advocates over the years. Read more Dog’s best friend? ›
Deciding what dog foods to feed your pet is always an important decision for puppy and dog owners. There are so many different types of dog foods available now that it is often very difficult to decide what is best, let alone finding the best dog foods your dog will happily consume, often for day after day after day.
Safety is usually the biggest concern for pet owners — and one of the hardest challenges for dog food manufacturers to meet. Since the recalls on a lot of Chinese-sourced food in 2007, consumers started reading labels to see where their food was coming from. Unfortunately, even ingredients sourced in the U.S. are sometimes not safe. Read more Best Dog Foods ›
George Graham Vest served in the United States Senate for twenty-four years, from 1879 to 1903, but the act he is best remembered for is a speech he gave called “Eulogy of the dog” delivered in an insignificant court case while he was still a lawyer in rural Missouri. His words are said to be the origin of the phrase “The dog is a man’s best friend”.
Freddy and I love to read this passage, because we are dedicated dog lovers, and the words are so true.
Here’s a snippet to tempt you to read on: “The one absolutely unselfish friend that a man can have in this selfish world, the one that never deserts him, the one that never proves ungrateful or treacherous, is the dog.”