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5 yr old Labrador male does not bark to people coming to house , please help?

hi my 5 yr old Labrador male does not bark to people coming to house at all,even doesnt bark when the gate is knocked,now people ask that whats wrong with him?? Plz suggest how he bark?????????????
By Prince Bamba · 12 Nov 2010 6:06 pm

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By mikku · 12 Nov 2010 7:05 pm
lab doesn't bark on strangers and they will never do
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By Prince Bamba · 12 Nov 2010 10:09 pm
why??????????? mikku
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By deekshith · 13 Nov 2010 8:19 am
well they do if trained to do they generally are not sort to say ferocious or to say exactly protective type genes in their blood
but you can train him to bark tough not a big deal
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By deekshith · 13 Nov 2010 8:43 am
well that's not the best thing to do i totally agree there is no reason to let stranger to touch people ill make a video and send you jyot how my 5 month old puppy barks aggressively on command well just dont make dog bark for food i mean
tie her up step back take a treat with you which ever you train with just tease her when she barks just say yes and give her treat repeat her few times atleast 5 to 10 times then try to intourduce the work command which ever you like bark speak or german language geb laut which ever you want that will do the trick and well you said 2 years old LUCKY? hmm my dog is too aggressive any way not human but animal aggressive
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By Bijal · 13 Nov 2010 12:07 pm
My 3 yrs. lab even barks on, who comes in the house (strangers) but after than he just goes near him and wags his tail. I cant expect from a lab aggresive manner. Some people told me that also JYOT says : Keep the dog tied in the room. dont allow anyone to touch. But I strongly oppose. If my child does not do something than I never punished my child like this than y my lab? Even my dog barks when we say. Or I speak loudly to someone. but never attacks. !!!!!!
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By Bijal · 13 Nov 2010 3:47 pm
sorry Jyot. I do not intend to say u like this. I just express my views that people told me that u also says. I didn't want to comment on ur dog keeping schedule or habitation. Its a common tendency in people who want their dog in aggresive manner, who also advised me that "Keep the dog tied, starved etc..." There is some misunderstanding either in my language writing. Once again I feel very much sorry if I hurt u.
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By deekshith · 13 Nov 2010 6:15 pm
lol no one is saying to tie your dog bro or no one said that you tied your dog im just saying to get him excited up for the treat so thatr he makes a little noise just say yes and give a treat use any word you want
bijal is the best dog trainer in india i think
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By deekshith · 13 Nov 2010 6:24 pm
always remember lots of repetetions will do the trick
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By mikku · 13 Nov 2010 6:57 pm
i was also having lab he does not bark on any 1 but he always protect me and come with me where ever i go and ya lab are loving dogs they will never bark unnecessarily
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By Mark D\'Costa · 17 Nov 2010 8:00 pm
A lab is not a guarding breed, it is the descendant of the newfoudland dog, which was bred to tow nets full of fish in icy waters. So a la]b has thenatural instinct of "fetching" rather than "gaurding". Havind said so, any dog for that matter can be trained to bark, and that too at any age. But trainig the dog to bark excessively can also be disastrous, as he will not allow you to have a conversation with your visitor.
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By Amitava Mukherjee · 20 Nov 2010 6:50 pm
Hi Prince! I have a female lab who is 1 year 9 months old. Dont forget that its a retriever. Its not a ROTT or DOBERMAN. Its the smartest breed in the world. I use to think in the same way as you do because my pet never use to bark at all. We thought as if she does not have a voice. But an experienced person told me to tie her up in a place from where she could watch everybody but nobody should go near her for 30 mins in the morning and in the evening. This has to be done everyday for 3 months and automatically when she will see that nobody is pampering her she will start barking to the loudest. Believe me when she barks at strangers nowadays cups fall from my hands.

Prince, you can try this formula.
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By Bijal · 22 Nov 2010 11:40 am
good idea Amitava. But my lab do this just differently. He barks on strangers but after tht he goes near them and wags his tail!!!!!!!!!!! He doesn't mount or attack. Any solution???????
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By Ankit · 20 Dec 2010 7:26 pm
Try take him away from Strangers everytime he barks and he will stop establishing that connection with strangers after some time, right now he wags tail and he thinks that stranger who comes so close in his own house is not enemy, though it's just a logical thought based on Amitava's experience.
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