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It’s a stranger – yap!

Training your dog to know when its ok to bark…and when it’s not so great.

Defending his territory with a few barks is all very well, but endless yapping quickly gets stressful for you and the neighbours alike. But how do you stop your loveable little ball of fluff from turning into a wolf when he hears the doorbell?

You don’t have to dread the doorbell ringing. Try this: have an accomplice ring the doorbell (or do whatever else usually sets your dog off). If your dog barks and won’t stop, say ‘Quiet!’ and offer him a treat. If he stops barking for a few seconds, give him the treat – and praise him for as long as he stays quiet. Repeat, reward, reinforce – and good luck.




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