Guidance

Is your dog barking too much?

Leaflet showing how you can work with neighbours to tackle problems caused by your dog barking, without having to involve the authorities.

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Is your dog barking too much?

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This leaflet will also help you understand why your dog barks, and tell you about some practical steps you can take to stop or cut down the barking. 

It’s normal and natural for dogs to bark. But when barking happens a lot, or goes on for a long time, it can be annoying and upsetting for your neighbours. 

Published 22 June 2011