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Blake michael dog with a blog

Blake michael dog with a blog

Blake michael dog with a blog?

Hi Guys,

I really need some guidance. I have a 13 month old male chocolate lab that is starting to bark and bark and bark. He won't quit. Today I got some dog trning tips and I saw some dogs that had a blog of all their adventures. What I am wondering is if there is anything that I can do about him barking.

He is on a leash in the house with me. I do not know how to get him to stop barking in public. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Thank you.

Hi Guys,

I really need some guidance. I have a 13 month old male chocolate lab that is starting to bark and bark and bark. He won't quit. Today I got some dog trning tips and I saw some dogs that had a blog of all their adventures. What I am wondering is if there is anything that I can do about him barking.

He is on a leash in the house with me. I do not know how to get him to stop barking in public. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Thank you.

The best trning for dogs is still the traditional 4 basic commands - SIT, STAY, COME, and HEEL. You still need to go to the dog's level (i.e. if your dog is 6 years old, go to the dog's age of 6). However, the best trning for dogs is not just to say what to do but to say it and act it in a way that is most meaningful for the dog. This usually means doing some trning on-the-spot rather than wting until you go to the dog's level and give him a big lecture on how to listen to you. A dog is much more likely to listen if you give the command to get to the kitchen or play with the dog's ball when you can actually demonstrate what the command means for you. As far as barking goes, what trning do you give your dog in public that will help him stop?

My dog (Jack) is only 1 1/2 years old and has never had much trning. He will bark when he hears another dog walking in our yard, and he knows not to bark at any of the dogs in our neighborhood (we have one, a golden retriever, who barks at anything and everything), so he barks at my dog. He's not doing this to me or anything.

I've looked at trning books, but they all seem to talk to the point that your dog should know the command and the command itself, nothing on just making it so when I bark at another dog he stops.

I'm not really sure what I can do, except get rid of the dog altogether. He doesn't really pay much attention to me and I'm getting pretty tired of the barking.

He does know to stay in the house when I am, and is good about obeying me. But when he barks at someone, it's really out of no where. The barking is just so out of the blue. I don't know if there's a way to turn that behavior off.

I'll be the first to admit that I get frustrated by my dog sometimes, but I'm not sure what to do about it. I'm thinking about just not letting him out when I'm home or taking him to puppy school, but that's a big hassle. What can I do to make him not bark so much when someone else is there?

Thank you for your time.

Annie

Hi Annie,

I understand your frustration. I know what it's like to hear my dogs bark at other dogs. I just have to put them in the yard at times like this and the barking stops. Your problem is that your dog has no trning in how to react to another dog barking. You will need to take the time to trn your dog that barking at another dog is not acceptable. When you do, you will solve your problem.

The fact that you have a problem with your dog barking when no one else is around is no surprise to me. Dogs bark, and when they bark, it's a warning, not a threat. When you trn your dog that barking is not acceptable, this will change.

This will be a little time consuming for you, but that's why you get pd to be an animal behavior consultant, isn't it?

Get his attention while you are working on his barking. Stop him, give him a command and then give him a treat. After you have given him the command, say "No Barking!" as you slowly and quietly walk away and give him a treat. Next time your dog barks at someone or something, repeat the steps you used to get him to stop barking. Continue giving him treats until he learns not to bark at that object or person.

If your dog is not responding to your commands, your dog needs to be under your control. Have him sit, lie down, stay or take a walk around the room or outside. In the case of some dogs this is not easy to do. For example, a dog who has been abused as a puppy is more likely to respond to verbal abuse than to physical abuse.

In other words, you should try using verbal correction, which will be ineffective for some dogs.

Try to use the most effective tools you can. For example, if you can get your dog to lay down while you take a treat away from her, you've stopped her from barking. If that's not working, then take your dog somewhere else where she can't bark or you will have to find something to distract her.

You are going to need to get your dog's attention while you work on her barking. If you have the time, I would suggest having your dog on a leash.

Another suggestion is to get your dog used to one person or one family member. In this case, you will need to trn your dog with one person, and when you're in public you will need to separate them or be the one who gives the command and allows your dog to go first, so she can get comfortable being around you. Once your dog is comfortable, she can learn to be around other people and you can practice this with a group of people or children.

There is a lot of work involved in teaching your dog to stop barking. It requires patience and consistency. It may take as long as a year to get your dog to stop barking. Don't give up!

### Teaching Your Dog to Walk On A Leash

Walking your dog on a leash can be fun and useful. However, most dogs are naturally drawn to walking as a herd instinct. This will make them want to follow the pack and be with the group. If you let them, they will most likely pull you along with them. Some dogs love to pull, and they enjoy it. Others like to pull more for exercise. Either way, dogs love to play, and they will love being around you. In the case of a dog who loves to pull, you will want to be the leader or the one who has the most control. You can take this a step further, and you can be a leader by setting up a place where all your dogs can play. As they get used to this place, it will also be used as a place where they can play safely. You can use a gate to be able to allow the dogs to come and go, but make sure you give them a chance to play in between. You can also get a little bit creative with it.

You can trn your dog to walk on a leash and have it done on a short leash. Most dogs love to walk, and many will go to great lengths to get