Barking is how dogs communicate both with themselves and their owners, as well as to alert people to various perceived dangers:
Secifically a dog can bark because :
1. They are protecting or guarding their territory.
2. They are excited about the situation or person or animal arriving.
3. They are Bored and have pent up energy.
4. They are scared of a situation, object or location.
5. The dog has a reactive personality.
6. The Breed of dog which may have a genetic predisposition to barking.
7. Physical need: The dog is hungry, thirsty or cold, and is alerting you to its situation.
8. Frustration at not being able to get something it desires.


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