Why Does My Dog Bark But Nothing Come Out? To Worry or Not?

Why Does My Dog Bark But Nothing Come Out? To Worry or Not?
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Who would have imagined that the lack of barking would be a problem? Dogs have strange behaviors, but this one is not one you should pass by.

Similar to people, dogs may experience voice loss for a variety of causes.
After frequent barking, if you observed that your dog lost his voice, it is not a sign of worry if goes away on its own in a few days.

However, it is crucial to see a vet if the no-sound when barking lasts for more than 4 - 5 days, so they can eliminate any other probable causes.

Why does my dog sound like he's losing his bark?

dog barks but nothing come out
If your dog starts barking and nothing comes out of it, or if the bark is muted, it's conceivable that excessive barking has destroyed his voice.

Another hypothesis is that your dog's strange barking may have been caused by the flu, which caused him to lose his voice, or it may have been caused by over-barking, which left him voiceless.

🟣 Other possible causes:

  • a recent surgery
  • inflammatory laryngitis
  • laryngeal paralysis
  • masses or tumors
  • everted laryngeal saccules
  • gastroesophageal reflux

It is recommended to go with your dog must be examined by your vet so that the underlying issue can be identified and properly treated.