Jul 15, 2010


Sadly, irresponsible owners commonly don't do anything about their dogs' barking. Government jurisdictions also commonly fail to address the issue effectively. Barking that disturbs neighbors is an increasing problem due to overpopulation of humans, and overpopulation of their domesticated pets. The disturbance from barking can affect people's heart health, property values, and more (see Barkingdogs.org).  Even though irresponsible owners probably won't read it, an Animal Control Officer in Sanford ME Lauren Masellas explains: "The barking dog next door might be trying to tell you something"