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Dogs bark for various reasons, as you can hear whenever you enter a pet hospital or dog park! The challenging task becomes deciphering why the dog is barking and what it is saying. An animal clinic in Saratoga could help you understand why your dog is barking.

Dogs’ ancestors, wolves, don’t bark unless in extreme circumstances. Scientists believe that barking might have been an evolutionary means of communicating with humans. As seen in the video, humans can decipher different emotions or actions of a dog based on the sound of their bark. When a dog cries during a visit with the veterinarian, it might be scared or in pain. If a dog barks during vet house calls, they might be excited and want to play. There are many ways your dog is talking to you; you just need to listen.