Stop Excessive Dog Barking – How to Get My Dog to Stop
Barking At People.
“How to get my dog to stop barking at people?” Is this
question been popping in your mind every so often these days?
Well, before making plans to stop excessive dog barking
behavior, it is only right that we first zero in on the root
cause of this problem.
This way, we will be able to make better decisions, get the
issue under control as quickly as possible before the
neighbors’ get completely riled up and start complaining to the
So what are the possible causes that propelled your beloved
doggy to bark at people all the time?
Have you been neglecting your dog for some time? Like
chaining him outside - not spending adequate playing time
with the poor guy, not going out for walks or some
If your answer is yes, then think about this...
Since your dog has nothing to do except mucking outside the
house with a collar and chain stuck to his neck, of course he’s
going to start yapping whenever he sees people walking past the
It’s a source of stimulation for your dog to be able to bark
at people and see them walking away.
What else can he do?
He's deprived of adequate mental
stimulation and in addition to this, there's no
place for him to vent out his excess energy. Boredom can lead
to stressful aggression so beware!
Barking is a totally normal behavior. It’s how dogs
communicate. They bark if there’s something amiss, when they
are excited, hungry, alarmed, etc. After all, you don’t want a
dog who keeps his trap shut when a burglar is ransacking your
Certain breeds are
prone to excessive barking
That’s right. Some breeds can be extremely barky so you need
to be really patient with them. You need to invest more time to
train these breeds to stop their excessive barking behavior.
Breeds that tend to bark excessively are Collie, Shetland
sheepdog, Dachshund, Beagle, and Schnauzer.
Hi, I'm a Schnauzer. I love barking
excessively and drive you insane in the process!
I have a Beagle by the name of Pekoe and for the longest
time I could never get this dog to stop barking at people. The
special clicker training technique I learned from this
course helped me enormously, but you have to be patient and
consistent to make it work.
If you deprive your pet the chance to meet many different
folks, then you’re bound to have a dog that won’t stop barking
at people. One time, my super introvert buddy (let's call him
Andy) bought himself a dog.
So Andy asked me the exact same question, “how to get
my dog to stop barking at people?” Instead of giving
an answer, I first asked Andy a couple of
Well, well, it turns out he bought the dog some time
ago and kept him in a room on the second floor of his
house. He never takes the dog out for a walk (only took him for
a stroll around the house balcony!).
He plays with his dog in the house, on the second floor
exclusively. So when he decided to place the dog outside, well
it was barking fiesta of course! The dog would bark at anyone
who comes by or walk past the house.
Here are some ways for
you to solve this problem.
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