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Good Morning everyone,
Ok, this might be a stupid question but when do puppies learn to bark? I haven't heard Obi bark (or even attempt to) yet and he often makes squeaks like a guinea pig! He seems quite happy and will 'squeak' whilst wagging his tale so I don't know whether he's fearful or it's just his way of communicating. I don't want a dog that barks lots anyway but then I don't want a mouse either! Is your puppy barking yet/how old are they?

Might have to change his name to Sir Squeakalot ;)

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Gosh I opened the thread thinking you were asking which pet to buy lol andd was all fired up to argue the cockapoo's corner. I really dont know when Wilf was little he used to do a little squeeky thing when he was playing with other dogs especially if he could nt catch them. Mable's 7 months and she does bark but cant think when she first did, she barks if other dogs are on the tv and if dogs walk past the house... but has learnt that from Wilf i think... but cant think how long she's done it for x
 

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WE got lady at 12 or 13 weeks...she didn't bark untill she was about 5 months old....it was cute when she did it for the first time...she scared herself and looked around for what made that noise. lol
 

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Delta is driving me mad, the other barck but she barks all the time at just about everything, very anoying when my brother comes in a 1 in the morning most nights and she kiks off every time.
 

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Some pups will bark early, even 5 -6 weeks! But some take a long time, even to 6 months. Depends entirely on the dog, but believe me if he turns into a hyper alert guard dog, you're going to want this quite time back lol.
 

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WE got lady at 12 or 13 weeks...she didn't bark untill she was about 5 months old....it was cute when she did it for the first time...she scared herself and looked around for what made that noise. lol
LOL, bet that was funny to watch!

Don't get me wrong, I'm not complaining about the no-barking! There are two dogs on my street who bark ALL the time (they seem to set each other off) and it does get a bit wearing, especially when I'm trying to get the kids to bed. I was just curious. More concerned that the squeaking was him being overly anxious.
 

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Ooh Mable could win any dog on the crying whimpering front she'd cry if she was tired, hungry you name it . There are a few dogs on our street and Wilf was fairly quite when he was younger .. but he joins in with the corus now and often gets brought in. We went to stay with friends no neighbouring barks ... no barking Wilf.... heaven x
 

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Poppy just barked for the first time today - she will be 12 weeks on tuesday. For no reason she decided to repeatedly bark and pounce on her toy for about 5 minutes - was hilarious! Same as Cara, Poppy's bark was louder than I expected.
 

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Our pup oscar barks but he also does a kind of meow too which we all fall about laughing at when we hear it - i thought you were going to be asking about the appearance of you dog, oscar is about the same size as a guinea pig ,,,,,,:p :p :p :p
 

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Harley (8 weeks) barked, well sort of barked but he does a yawn with a squeek at the end very funny I can only just pick it up if holding him and he yawns into my hearing aid!!does anyone elses do a squeeky yarn????
You do know you can train a dog to bark and stop barking!!! very useful having an off switch!
 

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Noodle barked at about 10/11 weeks - but rarely barks. She doesn't bark when anyone comes to the house, she just gets all worked up and overexcited that there's someone else to play with and pees herself. The only time she barks is when she's playing with her toys - she growls, barks and pounces on them and then shakes them in her mouth - I guess some sort of hunting game!!! We can go days without any barking...
 

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WEll this isn't about barking....but lady fell asleep whith her head on my lap yesterday afternoon, and she was making the funniest little squeaks when she was sleeping....I wonder what they dream about
 
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