Neighbor's dog got you down, or even your's? Want to know how to stop dog barking?
If you have you ever lived in a neighborhood that had an incessant barking dog you may have already dealt with this problem by moving!
This is an extreme measure and would certainly be the last resort for most of us. Add to that,
the possibility of ending up in a place where the problem comes up again!
As a dog lover, a lot of my sympathy lies with the dog that really needs help to change this unwanted behavior. As a peace lover, I want to be considerate of my neighbors. I expect you do too.
It's one thing to deal with your own dog's barking, but it a whole different challenge when it's someone else's dog.
Let's face it, you're not keen on contacting the owner and you certainly don't want to shoot the dog. So your options are a bit limited.
It's pretty much a certainty that one of those conditions is
the cause of the problem - the dog is just trying to convey it in the
only way he knows how.
So, among your efforts to avoid a confrontation, you may want to try:
When you tried everything else you can think of to no avail, and you're
at your wit's end, you may want to try this more stealthy approach:
This unit can be fastened to a tree, put on a wall, hung from a crook, or attached to almost anything convenient to your ideal location.
These anti-barking devices automatically detect barking and work by emitting a high-pitched sound heard only by the dog which interrupts their barking.
After a short while the dog learns that he can stop that annoying noise the system is sending, by stopping his own annoying noise - barking.
Some systems have the option of making the sound audible, in which case both the dog and his owner will be getting the message!
However much you love dogs, excessive barking can really get on your nerves after a while.
Outdoor silent anti-barking devices that have been used successfully. You may want to give one a try - after all you've got nothing to lose, except the noise!
Humane anti-bark collars as a 'gift' to the noisy neighbor dog or your own dog if he's a problem too.
Popular dog-training books - another gift option mentioned above.
For a problem barker in your own home you may want to combine one of these devices along with our tips for training dogs not to bark.