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Rozie has become the light of my life. I've had wonderful dogs I've bonded with before but never a critter so bonded to my soul. Rozie is my first Australian Shepherd and as I was planning to adopt one from a shelter I was told by friends that it would be a very different experience. They were right from the very beginning.

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The “Quiet” Command

Now that we’ve discussed some of the simpler ways to deal with the various barking issues, let’s take a look at a command that will let your dog know it’s time to quit barking, right now. If you’ve done all you can to eliminate environmental factors and your dog’s barking is still out of control, try this.

  1. Do this in a situation where your dog would usually bark. Let’s say a family member is arriving home. Prepare some treats – you want to use a food treat for this, and it should be something that will take your dog a while to chew.

  2. When the dog starts barking, don’t give the command straight away – acknowledge the reason she’s barking first. In this case, go to the door and greet your family member. Then turn to your dog.

  3. Say the “Quiet” command and feed your dog a treat. Just feeding the treat will stop her from barking, and the fact that it’s chewy means she’ll stop for a while.

  4. When she finishes the first one, say “Quiet” again and give her another treat. What you’re doing is creating a positive association between the treats, the word “Quiet,” and stopping barking.
    This goes hand in hand with the “Speak” command, which tells your dog to bark on command. That’s covered later on the in Chapter 6.

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