Wenatchee, Washington, U.S.A.,
Dogwise Publishing, 2008, 108 pages.
Barking is natural and almost all dogs bark. It is one of the many ways dogs communicate with each other as well as with humans. In this book, author Turid Rugaas, well known for her work on identifying and utilizing canine « calming signals » to interpret behavior, turns her attention to understanding and managing barking.
Think of barking as your dog’s language. By learning to identify what your dog is expressing when he barks, you can take steps to minimize the negative impact of barking behavior.
You will learn
-How to utilize your knowledge of canine body language to help you communicate with your dog before barking gets out of hand.
-Barking characteristics of different breeds and groups of dogs.
-How to recognize six types of barking and their causes.
-Step-by-step training methods to solve barking problems.