How to Make a Dog Bark?

Your neighbors might like you better if you work on teaching your dog *not* to bark at every squirrel, child, or car that comes by your house! However, if you are hoping that your dog will alert potential perpetrators of crime to his presence as a deterrent, you will need to train your dog to respond to typical break-in noises with barking. Some dogs are more defensive than others, but even those who do not seem to notice when the world is crashing into their homes can be taught, through patient and methodical sensitization and strategic treats and rewards. You can find more information here: