Imagine your puppy barking for a short time. You would definitely think it sounds cute. Now, again try to imagine your puppy barking for over a long period of time. There is no doubt that you would think it is annoying. You would also start worrying that the neighbors might overhear your puppy. The truth is, puppies bark for certain reasons. However, this should not be a cause for worry. In fact, there are actually some very simple steps that you can follow so that your puppy will stop barking. Consider the following steps:
First Step: Check out the cause of the barking.
Apart from using barking as a sign of communicating, puppies have a tendency to bark when they hear some sounds, meet a stranger for the first time, want to protect their territory or your area from passersby, warn their masters about something strange or interesting. Try to see which of these might be causing your pet to bark at the moment.
Second Step: Observe the reasons and time of day when your puppy barks.
Keep a record of the times when your puppy usually barks as well as the reasons why he barks. By doing so, you will have an idea and can teach your canine pet when to bark or when to stop barking.