Why Dogs Howl at Sirens is Intriguing and Surprising at the Same Time

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Most people would agree that having dogs at home is like having an extra layer of security. Even if your dog is under 10 pounds, it's reassuring to know that there's a sharp set of eyes and ears ready to let us know of anything abnormal.

If your dog is like mine, then he stares out the window most of the day, ready to let out a sudden bark or howl at the sign of a squirrel, another dog or human passing by the house. My dog makes my heart jump on a daily basis because his bark is so jarring.

While there are some typical causes of dog barks that include people and other animals, you may have noticed that your dog turns it up a notch and starts to howl when he hears a siren. Isn't that strange?

It turns out that there's a reason for their seemingly overdramatic behavior. Once you know what it is, you'll understand your dog on another level! You might even thank him for it.

Continue to the next page to read why dogs howl at sirens! It's probably not what you expect!

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