Why Do Dogs Bark?

7:50 AM

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Dogs bark for a variety of reasons. Dogs bark to communicate with you, with other dogs or to express how they are feeling. When dogs play together they bark. This is just a way that they are telling each other something. It is a bit difficult for us humans to guess what exactly they are saying to one another, but when a dog barks at us, it is usually relatively easy to tell what it is they mean by it.

Dogs will bark at people when they are ready to be fed, to be let outdoors or for a variety of other reasons. When a dog barks, he usually looks in the direction of what he wants, and this can be a good clue as to what his barking means. If your dog wants to go outdoors, he will probably bark at you and then look at the door.

A dog that seems to bark for no reason at all, could have a psychological problem or even a heath issue, and it would be a good idea to talk to a veterinarian about it.

Dogs bark to communicate. So the next time your dog barks for what you think is no apparent reason, just watch him carefully and you will probably discover why he is barking.

Jacob

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3 Responses to "Why Do Dogs Bark?"

Marg said :
April 29, 2009 at 6:30 PM
Your picture is terrific of the dogs. And good info on why dogs bark. I figured mine were barking for a reason.
Jacob said :
April 29, 2009 at 6:48 PM
Ya, there must be something if a dog barks. Btw, thank you for adding me, Marg ^_^
vaibhav said :
July 13, 2009 at 11:28 PM
damn! they even detect an earthquake ahead of its occurence..... i've not only read about it.. i've experienced it with my street dogies... they all howl.. as if to warn others! BELIEVE IT!

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