A dog that barks is usually trying to get some sort of communication out to its master, usually letting them know if they are bored or stressed or maybe that have been unwittingly trained to bark by their owners. However, if a dog’s barking becomes excessive it can lead to strains in relations to neighbours and can even put them at a health risk.
As part of Noise Action Week that ran earlier this month, the East Riding of Yorkshire council started to raise awareness of the problems that excessive barking from dogs can cause.
To prevent your dog from excessive barking you could try the following tips:
Failure to comply with the Environmental Protection Act 1990 can result in penalties of up to £5,000.
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