Dog barking does not hurt anything, except maybe only your ears! That means when you try to prevent your dog from barking, you want to find a method that is painless and does not harm your dog at all. According to The Online Dog Trainer, the key to stopping dog barking painlessly lies in understanding why your dog is barking. The Online Dog Trainer’s article outlines several possible reasons, including barking because your dog is left alone or wants something. The article also includes techniques to prevent the barking tailored to each reason. Read through it, and give the methods a try if you have a barking dog problem.