What are the different types of barking?

Greeting Barking: If your dog barks at people coming to the door, at people or dogs walking by the property, at people or dogs he sees on walks, and at people or dogs he sees through the fence - and the barking is accompanied by whining, tail wagging, and other signs of friendliness - your dog is barking to say hello. He may very likely bark in the same manner when family members come home.

What To Do: Keep greetings low key. Teach the dog to sit and stay when meeting people at the door so he has something to do aside from barking. This should reduce his excitement. If your dog likes toys, keep a favorite toy near the front door and encourage your dog to pick up the toy before he greets you or guests. If the dog learns to hold a toy in his mouth, he's less inclined to bark. He will likely still whine, though. On walks, teach your dog to walk calmly past people and dogs without greeting them. To do this, follow the Counter Conditioning Instructions Number 3.

Play Barking: Some dogs are particularly noisy when they play with people or with other dogs. If you have multiple dogs and they like to bark while they play, put them outside so they don't bother you. If they bother the neighbors, bring them inside and separate them during times when you can't tolerate the barking. Encourage the dogs to play with toys so they have something in their mouths. If your dog barks while playing with you, simply play different games-if he barks while wrestling with you, teach him to play tug-of-war or fetch games. It's unfair to expect dogs not to play, so make arrangements for your dog to play (and bark) at times when it won't disturb people.

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3. What should you do if you think you have been exposed to rabies?
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5. How is rabies spread?
6. What is rabies?
7. Why can't Animal Control take care of my problem?
8. Is there any information online that I could turn to?
9. I have problems with wildlife what are my choices? Can I capture it?
10. I can no longer keep my ferret what can I do with it?
11. Can ferrets live in the wild?
12. Do ferrets need to be vaccinated for rabies?
13. Do ferrets get along with other animals?
14. I am thinking of buying a Ferret where can I buy one?
15. What do I need to know to make a complaint?
16. How do I know if the animal is being abused?
17. How do I know if my neighbor is abusing their animal?
18. What do I do if I fall down?
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20. What do I do if an unfriendly dog approaches me?
21. If I am in my yard and a strange dog walks past my house, can I go and pat him?
22. How do I avoid being bitten?
23. If I am bitten, what do I need to do?
24. How could I keep my child safe from being bitten?
25. What should I do to protect my animal from wild life?
26. A wild animal bit my animal, what do I need to do?
27. What are the different types of barking?
28. What steps can I take to keep my dog from barking?
29. I am a dog owner. Why does my dog excessively bark?
30. Is there a fine or a law against a barking dog?
31. How about if my neighbor's dog is barking after hours who do I call?
32. Will you have to tell the dog owner who reported the complaint?
33. My neighbors dog constantly barks and is a nuisance to our neighborhood, what could we do?
34. Is there any help for spaying and neutering my animal?
35. Why should I neuter my dog?
36. What are the shelter estimates?
37. What is the average number of litters a fertile dog can produce in one year?
38. I have a problem with feral cats, what can I do?
39. Why should I spay my dog/cat?
40. How much does the dog license cost?
41. I work all day and can't get to Town hall to license my dog. Is there a way I could get this done?
42. What is the citation for not having a licensed dog?
43. My dog never leaves my property, does it need a license?
44. What is the citation for not having a vaccinated dog?
45. My dog stays in the house, does he need to be vaccinated?
46. My dog stays outside, does he need anything?
47. I am thinking of buying a dog, where can I buy one?
48. I have contacted my neighbors and it's not their cat, now what do I do?
49. I have a stray cat in my yard, what do I do?
50. If I put a collar on my cat will it injure it? What about microchips?
51. Do cats need to wear a collar and tags? What about microchips?
52. Is it true that cats aren't happy unless they can go outside to roam and hunt?
53. Why should I spay & neuter my cat?
54. I am thinking of buying a cat/kitten, where can I buy one?
55. What are the hours of the Dartmouth Animal Control Department?
56. Every time I call the office I get a voicemail, why isn't anyone at the office?