An annoying canine habit that is often difficult to extinguish (or quiet), barking can often lead to further problems down the road. Dog trainer and author Kim Campbell Thornton's book Barking discusses the whos and whys of dog barking and offers ways to understand and discourage the behavior. Chapters include: *Why Do Dogs Bark *Who Barks and Why? When Barking Becomes a Problem *Solving a Barking Problem *If You Want Your Dog to Act as a Watchdog *Bark-Control Devices *Puppy Preschool *And more! This little practical, charming manual is a mini-course in dog communication that all owners will profit from. The better an owner understands what makes his or her dog excited, anxious, or irritated, the sooner he or she can properly train and correct the dog. Without this Simple Solutions book, dog owners will never be able to read another book in peace!