Fourth of July sounds of freedom cause some dogs to bark and whine and others to bolt
Excerpt: Dogs have more sensitive ears than humans do and while some dogs don’t
appear to mind the noise, others will bark, whine, howl, hide, cower or
run into furniture and walls...
I'll never forget July 4th back in 2006, when I was forced to don earmuffs to blunt the noise assault launched by the neighbors' pug during Tucson's fireworks show.
wouldn't you know it, the same neighbors left their robo-barker out for
this year's Independence Day. So, I launched a hammering
counter-assault. Dog barked? I hammered. Dog went yap-yap-yap? I went
I think the idiot neighbors
got the point. By the time our city's 2013 fireworks started, that dog was
back in the house, where it belonged all along.
Barking dogs could get costly
Excerpt: The residents complained that barking from five hunting dogs owned by Mr. Clueless makes it difficult to sleep at night and to enjoy their backyards. Clueless, who also attended the meeting, responded defensively at first, telling his neighbors, “If you have a problem come to me.” The neighbors said they had come to him, noting that he no longer regularly lives at the house with the kennels.
I can't IMAGINE why he no longer regularly lives at the house with the kennels.
Neighbor Assaulted Over Barking Dog Complaint
Excerpt: The victim was ambushed and repeatedly kicked in the head after he visited his neighbors a few doors down and asked they keep their noisy dog quiet.
WA laws aim to silence barking dogs
Excerpt: The Western Australian government has unleashed an ambitious plan to
help councils stop dogs from barking. At least barking so much that they
make a nuisance of themselves in populated areas.
The Department of Shameless Self-Promotion. My QuietBarkingDogs store
is where you can find the perfect bumper sticker for talking back to
those who say you are too sensitive. Tell them how you feel with "Yes I Do Mind If Your Dog Barks." Don't have a car? Well, you still have a body. Put a "Curb Your Dog - And Its Barking" tee shirt on it.