Barking is one of the most annoying dog behaviors.
While chronic or excessive dog barking is often associated with small dogs, all sizes and breeds of dogs can become constant barkers under the right conditions.
Puppies are often adorable when they bark, and owners do little to correct the behavior. Once they become a bit older, the problem becomes more annoying, but by then the behavior is established, and it’s harder to stop.
Owners often feel powerless to control their pet’s barking. Neighbors want to have their quiet back.
Barking is one of many sounds dogs make. It is usually the loudest and most annoying.
Many small dogs exhibit the Napoleon Complex, which is characterized by aggressive behavior to compensate for being small. Little dogs often are louder than big dogs.