No More Barking: Teach Your Dog to Behave with Strangers
Now that you know why your dog barks at strangers, we can examine how to stop it. Let's discuss how to teach your dog to behave among strangers as it's an obedience skill.
First, teach your dog that barking and jumping on people will not get them attention. Enlist a buddy to pretend as a stranger in your house or where your dog suffers to practice this strategy.
Make sure the visitor understands to ignore the barking and leaping dog. The stranger can treat the dog when they calm down. Increase the incentive for appropriately greeting people as your dog becomes used to the routine.
Showing your dog that they won't be rewarded for barking at strangers will help them comprehend. Turn around and walk away from the stranger.