Why Dogs Bark?

Dog Barking

Dogs bark for many reasons, including excitement, boredom, anxiety, and frustration.

Attention Seeking

Dogs bark to get attention from people or other dogs.

Excitement

Dogs bark when they are excited, such as when they see their owner coming home or when they are about to go for a walk.

Boredom

Dogs bark when they are bored, such as when they are left alone for long periods of time.

Anxiety

Dogs bark when they are anxious, such as when they are in a new environment or when they hear a loud noise.

Frustration

Dogs bark when they are frustrated, such as when they cannot reach a toy or when they are trying to get your attention.

Medical Problems

Dogs may bark excessively if they are in pain or have a medical condition.

Hill’s Science Diet for Dogs