Through barking, dogs can tell us that there is a danger, that they want to play or that they are hungry. However, when that sound is repetitive it can be quite tiring. In this article, we will tell you which are the dogs that bark the most so that you are ‘prevented’ when adopting.
What are the dogs that bark the most?
In many cases, a dog barking more or less will depend on several factors, including the training he has received, his personality and even his level of dependence on the owner. But it is also true that there are breeds of dogs that bark more compared to the rest. Know them below:
This medium-sized dog belonging to the group of hounds is known for its high level of energy and for spending hours tracking. Although it is a very barking breed, it is also among the most chosen as a pet, mainly in city flats.
The beagle is cheerful, affectionate and not at all aggressive, although somewhat shy with strangers. It can be difficult to train and does not fulfill orders when it has detected something that caught your attention. He gets bored easily and can be quite harmful when left alone.
2. Fox terrier
This is another of the most barking dogs that are usually chosen as a companion animal. Of English origin, like the most terrier, this breed can have straight hair or hard hair and is characterized by its long snout.
As for his temper, the fox terrier is very vital, cheerful, brave, smart and active. It’s barking mainly appears when it finds something hidden that catches its attention, for example in the park or in the garden. You must keep in mind that it was created to capture foxes in the field and maintains that instinct.
3. West Highland white terrier
Apparently, one of the terrier’s ‘evils’ is that they bark excessively. In this case, it is a breed native to the Scottish highlands to catch rabbits, hares, and birds. The ‘westie’, as it is popularly known, is completely white and its hair is rumpled.
The West Highland white terrier is very tenacious and does not rest until it captures the prey it has detected. It is said that he has a strong temper and, although due to its size it is perfect for a small floor, you should keep in mind that he does not like to be left alone and can bark a lot due to separation anxiety.
4. Miniature Schnauzer
This breed emerged in Germany in the mid-19th century after the cross of a standard schnauzer with a miniature pinscher. It is an always alert and intelligent animal, determined and that can bark excessively when it sees something that moves in a ‘suspicious’ way due to its instinct hunter of mice.
The miniature schnauzer has a compact complexion, long beard, bushy eyebrows and straight fur of variable colors, but mainly gray and black.
5. Yorkshire terrier
The last of the most barking dogs on this list … It’s another terrier! Of British origin, this breed was very popular in the Victorian era and nowadays it has once again taken center stage due to its small size and ease of transporting it everywhere. That is why he is chosen, for example, by celebrities.
The Yorkshire terrier is brave and tenacious, very active, overprotective and independent. He loves to be the center of attention and is not at all a gentle ‘faldero’ dog. It barks a lot every time you notice something strange, which is why you can be chosen to keep an eye on the house. To prevent this from becoming a problem it is very important to train it from a puppy.
These are the dogs that bark the most, but not the only ones since in a list of more ‘noisy’ breeds we can also find the poodle, the Pekingese, the Chihuahua, the cairn terrier, and the Boston terrier.