My 3 year old Terrior mix barks at any and everything, especially when a man…

My 3 year old Terrior mix barks at any and everything, especially when a man comes into my house. Most of the time she doesn’t stop until he leaves. I appreciate her barking at first but I need her to stop when I tell her it’s ok. Thanks

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Jana Rade
5 years ago

There are good positive methods of working with this. Here is an example:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=33laJFKlVsg 

Micha Michlewicz
5 years ago

I echo whatever Jana Rade has recommended.  You’ll also need to address how she perceives people, especially men, coming into your home. If your dog may bite, or is severely afraid, I recommend putting your dog into another room and preventing their entry with a babygate, or similar.  This way, your dog can see but doesn’t have to get close. You can then toss treats, when you have visitors, over to your dog. Eventually, you can put a chew or food toy in there with your dog. It’s helpful to prepare these ahead of time and store in the fridge… Read more »