There are many possible reasons why dogs bark. Aside from it is the most prominent sound they could ever give out, barking is one normal behavior of dogs. It is also their way of communicating. Barking dogs sometimes signify an invitation to play with them that is why they give effort in catching your attention. Barking dogs could also be a way of greeting people. While other dogs bark because they can sense a threat in their surroundings or are frightened by something. Sometimes because of less exercise, dog barking can become a nasty habit for some dogs. Barking dogs can be annoying when they are hungry or thirsty.

Make sure that your dogs are fed properly to avoid too much barking. Barking dogs create noise when they are confined in cages or are surrounded with fence. Dogs feel frustrated by seeing people outside their area of confinement. As a remedy, barking dogs can then be brought in any area in your house that will not give him a view of the sidewalk or the street. Barking dogs can be a nuisance especially if you have neighbors nearby. For a fact, dog barking is really irritating to the ears. Although there are dog breeds that do not bark a lot, there are breeds that bark most of the time.

Barking dogs are usually those that receive too much attention from their owners that a slight inattention can make dogs feel neglected. They would not know how to behave when left alone and unattended. So, what are other simple remedies in taming barking dogs? Sometimes, your dog might only to take a stroll at night. You might consider walking your dog for a few minutes for it to be more oriented of the surrounding. It is a fact that barking dogs behave the way they because they are emotionally confused. As the owner, be particular in understanding why your dog is barking by taking note of when and where the problem seems most persistent.

Furthermore, do not praise your dog for doing nothing because that can be one of the reasons for problematic barking dogs. They might get used with too much attention. Barking dogs can perform their feat when they see their owner leaving. So, to practice your dog being away from you, ignore him when he makes excessive barking. Make your dog feel that your separation is not a big deal so he would feel the same way and stop from barking. Keep your dogs entertained with interesting toys that they can play with. Some people think that barking dogs are helpful especially when there are intruders in your house.

Yes, it can be. However, if your dog is barking at every passer by in your neighborhood, it can be pretty annoying. You can create ways to divert your dog’s attention instead of paying attention to passers by. Remember that barking is a normal behavior for dogs. But to totally eliminate barking dogs is quite unrealistic. You can reduce barking though. You might want to try a few of what was discussed or you can also avail of sources that tackle more creative ways at taming barking dogs.

Author's Bio: 

The author of this article Alex De La Cruz is a Dog Trainer who has been successful with several dog training courses for many years. Alex decided to share his knowledge and tips through his website DoggyWebInfo. You can sign up for his free newsletter and enjoy a healthy and submissive dog.