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Does barking disturb the silence at night?  Before you go to your neighbor’s house, check the regulations

Does barking disturb the silence at night? Before you go to your neighbor’s house, check the regulations

Barking is a natural way for dogs to communicate, but when your neighbor’s pet barks all night long, it can be troublesome. What can you do in such a situation? Is barking a form of disturbing the peace at night? We explain.

barks to let you know that something is happening. It does this because of stress and excess emotions, it wants to attract the owner’s attention or warns him about a threat. Occasional barking shouldn’t be a problem, but it’s worse if your pet barks all night long. What should you do then? It is worth talking to a neighbor first to try to calm your dog down or take him to a behaviorist, because persistent barking may be a sign of problems.

What about the neighbor’s dog barking? Here’s what you can do. The neighbor will pay dearly

Night silence is a conventional concept in our country and is regulated internally. The hours of its validity are determined by the management board of the housing community, but most often it is between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m. If your dog barks persistently during these hours, you should report it to the police or city guard. According to the law, the pet owner may be fined.

Whoever by shouting, noise, alarm or other mischief disturbs the peace, public order, rest at night or causes scandal in a public place, shall be subject to the penalty of arrest, restriction of liberty or a fine.

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According to this provision, a person who contributes to disturbing the peace and quiet at night may be fined from PLN 200 to even PLN 5,000. However, it is worth paying attention to whether the animal is being harmed. If you suspect that your dog is being neglected, you should notify the Animal Welfare Society, which will check the conditions in which it is staying.

What to do if your dog barks when he’s home alone? “It is possible that the dog’s owner is not aware of the problem”

However, it sometimes happens that the animal barks only when the owner is not at home. In such a case, it is worth notifying your neighbor about the situation and asking him to take appropriate steps to reduce your pet’s separation anxiety. – It is possible that the dog’s owner is not aware of the problem and only learns about it from his neighbors. Most often, dogs bark during the day while their parents are at work. Informing them that such a problem exists and demonstrating the will to cooperate in solving it can alleviate the tense atmosphere and lead to a positive outcome – Mariusz Łubiński, president of Admus Sp. z o. o., a professional real estate manager. If you feel like it, vote in our poll below.

Source: Gazeta

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