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  • When a dog is being walked on a leash, their movement is restricted and this may make them feel threatened by the presence of another dog. This may be the cause of your dog barking at other dogs during your regular walks. To deal with this, there are a few preventive measures you can put in place to curb the behavior.
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  • Call your vet. What response barks sound like: They might echo a neighbors barking dog, or their barks might sound short and loud, even howling and whining. Why dogs bark at each other: Dogs engage in response barking for a number of reasons. Sometimes, its just to join the fun.
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Your dog's primary means of audible communication is his bark.

As pack animals, dogs are instinctively inclined to communicate with each other by barking, even if they are from different households.

Understanding your dog's motivation for barking at other dogs is key to curing unwanted barking.


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