How to prevent excessive barking
Excessive barking is not ideal. Who likes to be interrupted by a barking dog in the middle of an online work meeting?
Barking is a natural behaviour for dogs. It’s how they communicate. The first step to address excessive barking is to identify why your dog barks. Is your dog bored? Does your dog get anxious when being alone? Is your dog fearful? Attention-seeking? Is your dog a “watchdog”?