Dogs and mailmen don’t seem to get along. Every time the mailman comes to deliver your mail, dogs usually start barking, running away, or even attacking him. Why?

Is it because dogs are territorial animals that feel threatened by strangers?  Or is there something else going on here?

In medieval times dogs were often used as guards by townspeople  because they had been bred specifically to be vicious towards anyone  coming too close.

Sadly, according to the Humane Society of the United States,  dog bites account for five percent of all emergency room visits.

Every time a mail carrier or delivery person comes, the dog barks and puts up a show of protecting its area.

The person the dog is barking at drops off the package or puts the mail  in the box and leaves. The dog thinks its behavior is what sent the  person away.

He’s coming back again and dogs are going to have to do it all over again, which they hate because dogs don’t like repetition.

Don't worry! You CAN train them to STOP this behavior-  read our full article for training tips and ideas to fix this issue.