Design for Life: How do I stop my dog from barking excessively?
This week, vet Gene Cashman advises a reader on how to help a nervous dog cope with everyday noises and events
I am the proud owner of a six-year-old female Golden Retriever called Mitzi. My problem is that although Mitzi has no aggression in her, she is extremely sensitive to noise and barks loudly at any unexpected sound. We live in a densely populated Dublin suburb and this can be a nightmare for my neighbours, who have already made verbal complaints.
For obvious reasons, the issue is particularly bad around Halloween time....
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