There are many different reasons why dogs bark. In most cases, the barking is actually a signal that another behavior problem exists and, if that problem is addressed, many times the dog will stop barking on his own. It is extremely important to know why a dog is barking before trying to control it.
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Properly done, crate training can be an important tool for housebreaking. In addition, it can also make the dog a better and happier companion. Since dogs are den animals, a crate can become a comfortable, safe den for the dog.
Many people tend to get more than one pet and whether it’s a dog, cat, bird, etc., it is quite common to see a multi-species household. The trend to have a multi-pet household is sometimes linked to the pet owner(s) who feel like their pet needs a companion. In reality, a lot of pets do enjoy the company of other animals and owners love to see them play together, scheme together, sleep together, etc.
House training or housebreaking is one of the more common problems that dog owners must resolve. The basic principles of house-training are relatively simple, although applying those principles to individual circumstances can sometimes be a little tricky.
Keep in mind that puppies, like human babies need to explore their environment. However, since puppies do not have hands, they reach out with their mouths. Puppy mouthing can also be a form of social play also. Given that human skin is more fragile than a dog’s fur-covered skin, puppies and dogs must learn that they cannot interact with us the way they interact with their canine counterparts.