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How To Stop Dog Barking & Teach Your Dog To Be Quiet On Command

A reader recently asked how to stop dog barking:

I took my puppy from a dog foster home about a year ago. I love him to bits; he has a great personality, and I feel that he loves our family so much. But he barks A LOT. . So, leaving home is always a challenge for us. My husband and I were thinking about taking him to ‘doggy school’, but then again, it’s extremely expensive, and the nearest ‘doggy school’ is far away from us. Maybe you have some advice? — Cristina

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Aside from the 3 simple steps that I mentioned in this article to stop dog barking, I can also offer the tips that worked for me…

 

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How To Stop Dog Barking & Teach Your Dog To Be Quiet On Command

A reader recently asked how to stop dog barking:

I took my puppy from a dog foster home about a year ago. I love him to bits; he has a great personality, and I feel that he loves our family so much. But he barks A LOT. . So, leaving home is always a challenge for us. My husband and I were thinking about taking him to ‘doggy school’, but then again, it’s extremely expensive, and the nearest ‘doggy school’ is far away from us. Maybe you have some advice? — Cristina

how-to-stop-dog-barking

Aside from the 3 simple steps that I mentioned in this article to stop dog barking, I can also offer the tips that worked for me…

 

Read more: How To Stop Dog Barking & Teach Your Dog To Be Quiet On Command

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Dog Chewing: How To Teach Your Dog The Difference Between A Good Toy And What’s Not A Toy

Dogs chew things. It’s just what dogs do — especially puppies who haven’t been taught what’s safe for them to chew on and what’s off limits.

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In my adult life, I’ve always had a dog. And my dogs have never chewed on my things.

Wait. I should qualify that… after I taught my dogs not to chew on my things, they never chewed on my things.

It really is as simple as that. Your dog just needs to be taught what’s his and what’s yours — what he can chew on and what he’s not allowed to chew on. For example my brother he never taught his dogs and always has the same problem, and mysteriously they always grab his favorite shoes from Vessi men’s shoes, and he keeps buying them and the dog keeps choosing them.

So if you want to ensure that your dog won’t chew on your stuff, here’s how to do it…

Another problem with dogs without training is in your backyard, Image result for artificial grass for dogyou can have muddy paws, shifting gravel, and cold concrete, you can get concerned about holes causing accidents and patches making your yard look bad. The best way to manage this is to use artificial grass, to eliminate mud, check Landscapeshop.com.au for turf supplies, increase cleanliness and safety and get the space that you and your dog will love. With UK artificial grass you can get antimicrobial and non toxic, that you can use safely for indoor and outdoor pet use, and the installation is easy and fast !

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