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Q: Cricket is barking?

September 17, 2009 | By Ches21 | 2 answers | Expired: 1906 days ago

Ches21

Do alot of miniture poodles bark at everyone they don't know? Because my grandma's poodle Cricket does this I know she had a hard life and was not happy until after my grandma got her. Cricket is nice to the strangers though after she sees it's okay and she stops barking. I understand that because she is so small only about 13 pounds her proper weight she wants to be a big dog and will bark at other dogs because she is smaller than them. But why does she bark at the people?

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daryl b.
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Sep 17, 2009

i don't think that barking at strangers is a breed specific thing. lots of dogs no matter what breed they are do it. better to bark then growl

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jessie
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Sep 20, 2009

my poodle is about 6 pounds full grown and wiull bark at just about any thing that moves and even dosnt move. dont know why she just does and she even started biting people when they come over. she will wait until they turn their back and run up and bite.

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