Once your dog can reliably bark on command, teach him the "quiet" command. In a calm environment with no distractions, tell him to "speak." When he starts barking, say "quiet" and stick a treat in front of his nose. Praise him for being quiet and give him the treat.
5 Reasons Your Dog Barks -- and How to Keep Him Quiet
When your pooch gets into one of his barking moments, take a deep breath and wait. Wait until he is quiet. Be patient, do not say anything, do not touch or even look at him…just wait….WAIT….
Training Paired Cues: "Bark/Be Quiet" | Karen Pryor Clicker Training
My older Sibe Shania (3.5 years old), is a very quiet dog. She was born quiet and will only vocalize under very limited circumstances. In particular, she sings when she hears high pitched squeaky sounds like those coming from a squeaky soft toy. Small dogs that have high pitched barks or squeals can also get her to start vocalizing.
How to Quiet a Barking Dachshund Dog | PetCareRx
The first step in obtaining peace and quiet is to realize that lots of barking is caused by the dog being lonely, bored, frustrated or frightened. These are all situations that you can help to alleviate. A well-exercised, happy dog is more likely to sleep all day while you are not home. Spend time playing with, training and exercising your dog..If she barks even one little wooflet after you've given the command, scold her immediately. Timing is everything. As training proceeds, the required period of silence is increased gradually; at first "Stop Barking" means: No barking for the next 3 seconds, then 5 seconds, then 10 seconds and so on. Within a single training session, you can teach your dog to stop barking for up to 1 or 2 minutes. This is major progress, because whatever set off her barking in the first place is history, and she is likely to be quiet until the next disturbance.Most dogs instantly stop barking because they can't sniff and lick the treat while barking. During this quiet time praise her continuously - - "Good girl, stop barking, what a good quiet dog you are, good dog . . ." After 3 seconds of no barking, let her have the treat. The next time she barks, require her to stop barking for 5 seconds before she gets the treat. Each time she is told to stop barking and succeeds, she will be rewarded.If you’re going to your dog, you’ll need to teach him to stay quietly and comfortably in his . Many dogs and puppies will bark or whine in their crates or dig, scratch and bite at the crate in an attempt to get out. This isn’t unusual and is fairly easy to resolve with most dogs. This article will teach you how to train most dogs to be quiet while confined to a crate.