Anxious barking often seems to be an an act of self-soothing for many dogs.
It is often high-pitched and sometimes accompanied by whining.
This type of barking is common for dogs with separation anxiety.
This type of barking is especially common in puppies and young dogs.
Many dogs will bark while playing with people or other dogs.
Even the sound of the bark tends to sound upbeat and possibly musical.
Some dogs will bark excitedly when they know they are about to go for a walk or car ride.
When you hear this bark, you will usually know just what it means.
This bark says “Hey! Hey! Look! Here I am!”
Other dogs may whine and bark together to get attention, almost like the tone of a whining child.
The bark of a bored dog sounds like a dog that barks just to hear her own voice.
Though it tends to be annoying, it is also kind of sad.
Bored dogs often bark to release excess energy, and sometimes bark out of loneliness.
They usually need an activity and perhaps even a companion.
Responding to Other Dogs:
This is probably a familiar scenario – one dog down the street starts barking, and one by one the rest of your block joins in.
It’s like a cacophonous rendition of Row Your Boat.
Dogs Barking Fight
Boxer, Labrador, Brown Bitch and the small White Black Dog
A morning ritual, where the 5 dogs (1 not in photo) bark “hoarse and saliva” at each other for 5 minutes. It helps them get ready for the day