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What are some common dog barking laws?

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Common dog barking laws vary based on location, reports Nolo. Some states, such as Massachusetts allow people to file formal complaints, and then the city council holds a hearing to determine a plan for the dog. A strict result may be having the owner get rid of the dog.

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Dog barking laws are multiple household laws and consecutive-disruption laws, notes BarkingDogs.Net. However, these laws are difficult to enact. Multiple household laws need numerous neighbors to agree that a dog’s barking is overwhelming and excessive. Consecutive-disruption laws allow dogs to bark as long as it does not continue for 20 minutes straight without a minute break.

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