Some breeds of dog are more liable to bark, growl and howl than others.Some breeds of dog are more liable to bark, growl and howl than others.
Some breeds of dog are more liable to bark, growl and howl than others.

Noisy Dogs: These are the 10 loudest breeds of adorable dog likely to bark, growl and howl - including the loving Labrador 🐶

If you are looking for a new puppy but are worried about complaints from the neighbours about noise, these are the dog breeds that you should probably avoid.

If you’ve been thinking about getting a new dog then you’re not alone – Kennel Club figures show that the number of people looking for puppies has surged to record levels in the last few years.

But with 221 different breeds of pedigree dog to choose from, there’s plenty of thinking to do before you select your family’s latest four-legged addition – whether you want a large dog, family-friendly dog, or crossbreed.

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There’s even academic guidance to seek out, with Psychologist Stanley Coren’s book ‘The Intelligence of Dogs’ ranking breeds by instincts, obedience, and the ability to adapt.

One thing to take into consideration is whether a dog that barks or howls could lead to complaints from neighbours, particularly if you live in a flat or apartment.

Here are the 10 noisiest breeds of dog, according to the American Kennel Club.

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