When you are out, the rescue dog barks...and barks, and barks. Indeed, she barks so much that she's disturbing the neighbors.
Shocked, you're unsure what to do. After all, the problem happens when you're not there, so other than stay home all the time, how do you retrain her behavior?
Never fear, for this guide will show you how...
Training a dog not to bark when left alone, in part, depends on working out why the dog is barking, and then minimizing the risk of trigger factors starting the dog barking.
A dog of any age can be retrained, so don't be disheartened if yours is an older dog. However, this isn't a behavior the dog is going to unlearn overnight, so be prepared for the long haul...it will be worth it in the end.
To retrain the dog you will need: