Persistent dog barking can be troublesome for both dog owners and their neighbours. The good news is most of the underlying reasons can be addressed.
This behaviour may be due to loneliness and boredom. Here are some ways owners can address this:
Constant barking may also be down to an underlying medical condition. If you don’t have pet insurance, and you are worried about costly veterinary bills, some charities offer support for those on low incomes:
Blue Cross can offer veterinary care to pets when the owners cannot afford the fees.
The RSPCA offers low cost veterinary care to those that qualify
The PDSA Pet Care Scheme is just £4.50 a month and gives your pet access to:
You can join if you live in the right catchment area and you claim/receive any of the following:
The Institute of Modern Dog Trainer’s website provides details of qualified trainers in your area.
Puppy training can cost as little as £50 for a course, or £75 for one to one behavioural training.