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Nuisance barking usually occurs due to boredom, provocation, separation anxiety or medical problems. Your local training club, vet or dog trainer may have more information on what to do about nuisance barking.
Some worthwhile strategies include:
If your neighbour’s dog is the offender:
Some suggestions on how to deal with conflict caused by barking dogs can be found at :
Lawlink - Community Justice Centres FAQ (external link)
Council can issue a Nuisance Order or consider other enforcement action where all of the above methods have failed and the complaint can be substantiated with evidence.
All barking dog complaints to Council must be in writing and include information from the diary such as dates, time and location of offending dog.