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Dog howl communication is about how dogs “speak” to each other, how they understand messages that humans send to them, and how humans can translate the ideas that dogs are trying to transmit.
These communication behaviors include eye gaze, facial expression, vocalization, body posture (including movements of bodies and limbs) and gustatory communication (scents, pheromones and taste). Humans communicate with dogs by using vocalization, hand signals and body posture.
Howls: Yip-howl – lonely, in need of companionship.
Howling – indicates the dog is present, or indicating that this is its territory.
Bark-howl, 2-3 barks followed by a mournful howl – dog is relatively isolated, locked away with no companionship, calling for company or a response from another dog.
Baying – can be heard during tracking to call pack-mates to the quarry.