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Do mountain cur dogs bark a lot?

Does mountain cur bark often? Mountain cur doesn’t bark often. Mountain cur likes to be with people and family, and get along well with children. However, their high athletic needs make this breed a choice for novice owners or those who can’t keep up with a demanding energy level. Their tendency to play rough may not be the best for young children.

The barking of mountain cur is normal

Mountain cur mainly lives in the United States, which is a little rare in other parts of the world. If you want to take home one of these powerful, sensitive, energetic, family friendly dogs. Barking is the normal activity of mountain cur. Dogs use their barks to express a series of emotions, and the meaning of mountain cur barks varies from situation to situation. However, excessive mountain cur barking is a nuisance and can be considered a behavioral problem.

Why does mountain cur bark excessively?

There may be several reasons why you call mountain cur too much. Although the excessive barking of mountain cur is usually a behavioral concern, it is always important to eliminate health concerns first.

  1. Excessive barking is due to health problems
    Some mountain cur bark because of pain or other health problems. Check to see if your dog has a tender spot and if it touches it, it may bark. You should let your dog evaluate your veterinarian, because some dogs are good at hiding the symptoms of pain, even if you touch them, sometimes the pain may be in areas that are difficult to evaluate, such as the ear or mouth of the mountain cur.
  2. Aging mountain cur also barks excessively
    As they get older, they start barking more (usually making more noise). Some older dogs may start barking excessively; others may bark for hours without knowing what they are doing. In addition to the dog’s cognitive impairment, which is similar to Alzheimer’s disease, older dogs can have visual impairment, deafness, or body pain that can lead to barking.
  3. Mountain cur barks excessively because of fear
    If your mountain cur is afraid, mountain cur may bark to express this concern. This can happen at home or out of town and means anything that scares your dog. It could be a person, a loud noise like fireworks, or a strange (or new) situation.
  4. Mountain cur barks excessively because of territory contention
    Mountain cur can become territory if a new person or dog enters the territory they think of as mountain cur. Mountain cur is possessive of its own territory and wants to protect it. Mountain cur’s territory can be accessed from their homes, yards, and even beds. If mountain cur barks only in this case, this may be the reason.
  5. Mountain cur barks excessively because of loneliness
    Mountain cur are naturally gregarious animals, which means they prefer to be with others. If they spend too much time alone, they may bark as a sign of unhappiness. Mountain cur may also crave the company of a human, not just another dog. A bored dog or a mountain cur that doesn’t get enough stimulation (mental and physical) can also bark excessively.
  6. Mountain cur barks too much to get a reward
    Your mountain cur gets a reward for barking. Otherwise, they would not. Figure out what mountain cur gets from barking, and then remove it. Don’t give your mountain cur a chance to continue barking. Buy a Mountain cur.
  7. Mountain cur may bark excessively at passers-by
    If mountain cur barks at people or animals passing through the living room window, you can control their behavior by closing the curtains or placing your dog in another room. If mountain cur barks at passers-by in the yard, take them inside. Never leave your mountain cur unattended outside all day.

How to reduce the barking of mountain cur?


You have to learn to ignore the sound of mountain cur. If you believe that your mountain cur bark is to get your attention, ignore them as long as it needs to stop. You don’t talk to mountain cur, you don’t touch them, you don’t even look at them. Your attention will only reward mountain cur barking. When they finally calm down, even if they take a breath, they will be rewarded.
To succeed in this way, you have to be patient. If the mountain cur barks for an hour and you end up feeling very depressed, you yell at them to be quiet, and the next time the mountain cur may bark for an hour and a half. Mountain cur knows that if mountain cur barks long enough, you’ll notice them.