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Not a Bad Dog--

Just Bad Behavior

 

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Uncontrollable Barking, Barking, Barking...

How Can You Stop The Noise?

Heredity gave dogs voices but there are steps to correct most of the sounds that come from your pet.  Dogs in McHenry County that bark at the noise of the family's doorbell or a knock on the door need to be taught a greeting ritual.  It is their job to bark when a stranger comes to your McHenry County door but you should train them that an "okay" from you means you have the situation under control and your dog guardian can stop making noise.


Another concern we hear from dog owners is the whining at objects such as a broom or tractors. These are all things a canine can learn to live with quietly. Running the property lines and barking at your McHenry County neighbors and their dogs should not be tolerated inappropriate dog behavior either.  This "distance" barking can be corrected through training sometimes needing a mild shock collar so you can correct your canine from inside the house.  It really doesn't take long for them to learn.

 

Most importantly, you must remember that a dog's hearing is over 200x better than your hearing.  He can hear the sound of a child riding a tricycle several houses away.  He will respond with his voice.  You just need to learn how to teach your canine when it's time to be quiet when they hear the correct signal.

 

If non-stop dog barking is an issue you would like to correct, please give Frank Allison, dog obedience trainer a call or click to set up an appointment.  Frank would be happy to schedule a private session in your McHenry County house.

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