If you have a talkative dog, you may have found yourself wondering (or yelling), “What the heck is all that barking about?” Animal Medical Hospital & 24 Hour Urgent Care knows that all that yapping can be a little annoying at times, but dog barking is actually a very important part of being canine.
The Purpose of Dog Barking
A dog barking is just as natural as a human talking. Dog barking is one way that our canid friends communicate with us and each other. Different barks and sounds mean different things.
If your dog is barking a lot, chances are they are trying to communicate one of the following: