How to Stop a Barking Dog

#6123: Barking is such a big problem for most dog owners. Carol’s first suggestion to end the noise is to get your dog’s attention: change the dog’s focus by saying “Watch me” while holding a (high value) treat up by your face. Practice frequently — always reinforce with very delicious treats, and in a low key situation without the door bell, truck outside, or people at the door that usually cause the barking.