Excessive barking is a common problem. While this issue may seem straightforward to clients, dogs bark excessively for many different reasons. Reducing barking can also require significant changes to a dog’s environment. As a result, cases involving barking are often difficult for both trainer and client. This presentation will define several major types of barking and provide suggested solutions for each of them. It will also address how to determine which type of barking is happening, and describe ways to get better client compliance for training and management.
Learning Objectives: 1. Define the most common categories of barking 2. Assess why a dog is barking 3. Improve client compliance