Neighbors simply don’t phase some dogs. However, for other dogs, a neighbor walking by provides the perfect opportunity to show off their communication skills. For many houses and neighbors, a little dog barking is no big deal. However, if you live in an apartment complex, townhome, or a condo, dog barking can become an issue quickly. Not to mention, living in a complex increases the chances that someone will walk by your front door and, therefore, cause your dog to bark. So let's discuss a few ways to train your dog not to bark at the neighbors.
First, let’s break down the potential reasons WHY your dog is barking at your neighbors. Barking is a primary form of communication for dogs, but what exactly are they trying to say?