Loudest and Most Vocal Dog Breeds

Siberian Huskies are known for their wolf-like howls. Their piercing vocalizations can be heard from afar.  

Siberian Husky

Beagles have loud baying cries that were bred for hunting. When this scent hound catches a scent, be prepared for some noise!


German Shepherds are known to be vocal watchdogs. They won't hesitate to sound the alarm to alert their owners. 

German Shepherd

Though small, Yorkshire Terriers have huge personalities and even bigger voices that belie their tiny statures.  

Yorkshire Terrier

Feisty Chihuahuas have the reputation of being yappy dogs. They bark persistently despite their tiny frames.  


With their big beards and personalities, Miniature Schnauzers are prone to nearly constant barking and require training.

Miniature Schnauzer  

Often confused with Pitbulls, American Staffordshire Terriers also share their loud, booming barks.

American Staffordshire Terrier

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