Teach to stop barking? - German Shepherd Dog Forums
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 10-24-2012, 02:46 AM Thread Starter
Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: St. Joseph, MI
Posts: 94
Teach to stop barking?

I love that my dog will bark and alert me when someone is outside of our house but I would like to train her to stop barking when I instruct her to stop. Right now he bark then stops for a second, than starts barking again.

Any tips??

Thanks
0pusX is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 10-31-2012, 06:25 AM
Member
 
Mc10's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Posts: 50
I had / have this issue. I have started to make some head way though. He often Barks at night when it's dark and there is a slight noise. I let him bark once or twice then give a quick ' quiet ' shout. Quite abrupt and loud. It gets his attention on me and away from where he is looking. Once he looks at me, I say it again in more of a command voice than an abrupt attention getting voice. After the command voice I treat him before he barks again, and he often doesn't follow that with a bark. If he does you say it again untill you find an opening to reward him. Iv now phased out the treats and drey is much better. Still sometimes barks after the command but you just make it clear you want quiet, I often stand tall and infront of him when doing this and then once he stops. Praise him. Getting there.....


Sent from my iPhone using PG Free
Mc10 is offline  
post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 11-01-2012, 12:16 AM Thread Starter
Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: St. Joseph, MI
Posts: 94
Awesome!! Thanks
0pusX is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the German Shepherd Dog Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome