Anxiety can be a major cause of persistent barking in dogs. They may bark excessively when left alone, experiencing separation anxiety.
Dogs often bark to get attention. If they find that barking results in interaction, they'll repeat the behavior to gain your focus.
Dogs are territorial creatures. They bark to alert you of perceived intruders or to mark their territory, which can become excessive.
Loneliness is a common reason for continuous barking. Dogs are social animals and may bark if they feel isolated or neglected.
Sometimes, underlying medical conditions can cause persistent barking. Pain or discomfort may be expressed through excessive barking.
Dogs need mental and physical stimulation. If they're bored, they may resort to excessive barking as a way to entertain themselves.
Hunger or a change in feeding schedule can lead to persistent barking. Keep your dog's feeding needs are met to address this cause.