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Not a Bad Dog--

Just Bad Behavior

 

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Excessive Barking, Barking, Barking...

How Can You Stop The Noise?

Heredity gave dogs voices but there are ways to control most of the sounds that come from your pet.  Dogs in Rock County that bark at the noise of the house'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 Rock County house but you should train them that an OK command from you means everything is fine and your protector can stop growling.


Another complaint we hear from dog owners is the whining at objects such as vacuum cleaners or walkers. These are all items a canine can learn to live with quietly. Running the property lines and barking at your Rock County neighbors and their dogs is not acceptable bad dog behavior either.  This "distance" barking can be corrected through training sometimes needing a mild shock collar so you can correct your dog 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 200 times better than your hearing.  He can hear a squirrel running up a tree.  He will respond with his voice.  You just need to learn how to teach your pet when it's time to be quiet when they hear the correct signal.

 

If endless dog barking is an issue you would like to correct, please give Frank Allison, dog behaviorist a call or click to set up an appointment.  Frank would be happy to schedule a private session in your Rock County home.

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