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Common Barking Deterrents For Puppies

Barking comes naturally for dogs. It is one way of communicating with other dogs and even their humans. While some pups stop barking with a basic command, some engage in it persistently much to the chagrin and frustration of the owners. For these cases, further training or barking deterrents may be necessary to nip the behavior. Some common barking deterrents of puppies include citrus collar and ultrasonic deterrents. The citrus collar is designed to release a citrus scent near the face when the puppy starts barking. There are also devices that are emit ultrasonic sounds when a puppy starts barking. Because of the frequency, humans cannot hear the sound emitted by the ultrasonic deterrent device. If barking may be brought about by boredom, you can hire a pet sitter or walker during the day when you’re at work.

Aside from socialization, bringing your pet to your Roanoke, VA veterinary clinic for regular checkups will ensure that your puppy will grow up healthy and well-behaved. Learn more here.

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