Some breeds of dog are far more likely to bark and howl than others.Some breeds of dog are far more likely to bark and howl than others.
Some breeds of dog are far more likely to bark and howl than others.

How Noisy Are Dogs?: Here are the 10 noisiest and quietest breeds of adorable dog - from loud Beagle to silent Saint Bernard ๐Ÿ•

Here are the dog breeds most likely to bother the neighbours with loud barking โ€“ and the pups which are far less loud.

Plenty of us decided to welcome new four-legged friends into our homes in the last few years โ€“ according to Kennel Club figures dog ownership has soared.

There are a whopping 221 different breeds of pedigree dog to choose from, alongside numerous crossbreeds, so thereโ€™s plenty of thinking to do before you select your familyโ€™s latest addition.

Thereโ€™s even academic guidance to seek out, with Psychologist Stanley Corenโ€™s book โ€˜The Intelligence of Dogsโ€™ ranking breeds by instincts, obedience, and the ability to adapt.

One thing worth considering before making a decision is that some breeds tend to be noisier than others โ€“ causing potential issues with neighbours with barking and howling.

So, here are 10 breeds of dog that have a reputation for being particularly vocal โ€“ and those that will probably stay quiet.

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