Two Smart Steps To Stop Barking Dogs
Step 1: Have someone make sounds outside your house or apartment, walk a dog outside the door or fence (if the pup is in a yard), or otherwise visually stimulate the pup in a way that has caused the problem barking in the past or may do so in the future. As soon as the dog barks a few times, the owner quietly calls the animal to different parts of the house. In other words, the dog is taught to sound the “alarm” and then to seek the owner.
It is a desirable trait for dogs that will function well as a watchdog to seek out its owner in the event of trouble. When a dog responds, the owner quietly praises it and remains silent thereafter. If the pup turns again toward the stimulus, it is quietly called back until it settles with the owner. Make sure that the outside help does not create worst situation to stimulate barking. Heavy foot-steps, jimmying the