Is there an app to record time and date for when every time your neighbor's dog

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  1. ptosis profile image71
    ptosisposted 2 years ago

    Is there an app to record time and date for when every time your neighbor's dog barks?

    I want an app that so when I'm woken up by the neighbor's barking dog, I can click on it and show the cops.

    With paper and pencil data gathering, you divide up the space on a piece of paper to represent discreet time segments, usually one-minute or five-minute intervals. Then, for each interval, you simply put one hash mark on the paper to represent each time the dog barked during that time period.

    Once you have collected the data on paper, the judge can tell at a glance exactly how many times the dog barked, approximately how much time transpired between barks, and the time of the

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  2. roob profile image80
    roobposted 2 years ago

    Like the cops are going to just take your word for it. If the dog was truly a nuisance and barking, you would be able to call the cops over, then while they were there the dog would be barking. A dog can bark legally, it just can't be barking all the time.

    1. ptosis profile image71
      ptosisposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      That's is what I've been told.  My answer is a copy to the local ACU and they called me back to say exactly what you said.

    2. roob profile image80
      roobposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Wow... for once the cops are preaching common sense lol!(: Good for them.

    3. ptosis profile image71
      ptosisposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Been recording and the dog only barks for at most 2 min @ a time but could be up to 12 times per hour.  They are bringing the dog in at night lately which is GOOD.

  3. Aime F profile image85
    Aime Fposted 2 years ago

    Probably not because that sounds a bit obsessive.

    Out of curiosity, when does your neighbour's dog wake you up?  Have you talked to your neighbours about it?

    1. ptosis profile image71
      ptosisposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Hell, yes a lot of people have moved out citing the reason is the dogs barking at night! Multiple times for prolonged periods. New tenants always comment on it, or be nice and ask neighbor to 'control their dog'.

  4. fpherj48 profile image78
    fpherj48posted 2 years ago

    ptosis.....Can we assume you've discussed this issue with the dog owner? If not, it may be a simple matter of doing so.  If you have & nothing has been done to attempt to curtail this barking, it's up to you to be creative.

    Dogs bark.  There's only so much one can do about this.  If the owners refuse to allow the dog indoors over night, the poor dog needs love & attention.  You'd make noise too if you were left outside alone all night every night.

    I take it you're a light sleeper.  My sympathies.  I would sleep through a bomb blast in my back yard.   Have you tried ear plugs?  Switching your bedroom to the opposite side of the house?

    What do you hope to accomplish by having the police or courts involved? All they can do is possibly speak to the owners or the dog warden can fine them, I suppose.  Then you have "friction" with your neighbors.  Is this OK with you?  Would you feel good if the dog was taken away & placed in a shelter?  Most people wouldn't do such a thing.  Your decision.

    The next time you go to a supermarket, go to the meat dept & ask the butcher for "doggy bones"  Most butchers have huge fresh bones for dogs that they sell very cheaply.  Bring this dog a big, fresh delicious bone.  He'll be so enthralled & occupied with chewing on this bone all night, you won't hear a peep out of him.  A few times & he may decide not to bark anymore.  I'm just trying to help....smile

    1. ptosis profile image71
      ptosisposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      I have got along with the dogs and personally ran over there when the man was trying to pull two pitts aways from each that a chicken wire  was breaking apart as they were locked jawed through the fence. not once, 2x, but 3 times.

  5. Austinstar profile image85
    Austinstarposted 2 years ago

    Get a video surveillance camera system from Amazon.com and point it at your neighbor. The camera will record video and sound with time and date stamps.
    It's the best evidence you can produce.
    It will also possibly record the reason that the dog is barking so much. Maybe there is something going on that you are not aware of?
    And do talk to the neighbor and offer some suggestions about how to care for their dog. If you don't want to talk to them, try mailing them information on dog care and ways to quiet a nuisance (barking) dog.
    Or have a lawyer send a cease and desist letter to get their attention.

    1. ptosis profile image71
      ptosisposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      I can tell by the different barks if it's people, javalina, coyotes howling is worse but it's not every night.

    2. Rochelle Frank profile image94
      Rochelle Frankposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      These are great suggestions. If you have  already talked to the owners and looked for other solutions, it might be the way. Even better if other neighbors help. No one wants lose pets but they shouldn't be a general nuisance. Hope you find an answer.

    3. ptosis profile image71
      ptosisposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Yes voluntarily surrendered  pet under threat of fines is not the best way which is what happened last week when loose Pitt for the 5th time came over to same barking neighbor Pitt to fight through fence. Action forthcoming when sent the video to ACU

  6. ptosis profile image71
    ptosisposted 2 years ago

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    To answer others on this Q: If dog barks for 15 minutes every 1.2 hours and the police come over within a half hour after the dog barks: will I be accused of "false report to a peace officer." ? I do NOT want to use a pain compliance ultrasonic!

    I and many other have complained repeatedly over the past three years over various violations that can be observed from outside the fenced area including but not all -  in regards to these unlicensed dogs:

        Sufficient food on a daily basis that is free from contamination, sufficient quantity and of nutritive value to maintain the animal in good health.
        Clean potable water at all times, either free flowing or in a clean receptacle.
        Convenient access to natural or artificial shelter throughout the year.
        Medical treatment and care for debilitating injuries, parasites, and disease, sufficient to maintain the animal in good health.
        Molests, intimidates, or injures pedestrians or passersby
        Makes excessively disturbing noises like continued and repeated howling, barking, whining, or other utterances causing unreasonable annoyance

    The following is the redacted CC email  to ACU
    If there is a better one than the following three then please send link to me. Thank you.

    I am planning on using the first one, "Noisy Neighbor" because I just want to go back to sleep. I do not want to call at 2AM when I have to get up at 4:45AM because then that would just make the dogs bark even more and I will have even less sleep.  I just want to press a button and go back to sleep.  I'm hoping that ACU has a wireless battery operated unit that they can install on public property  (such as on a telephone pole at a height above vandalism reach at the park across the street) that would record anything above a certain dB level with length, time and duration. 

    Is there is a high tenant turnover due to the barking dogs? Ask ### Apartments to log tenant complaints of barking dogs from next door at the corner of ### - address unknown.  Plus a log of all the people who moved away due to the chronic noise nuisance? You can include me on the later list. I don't want to move because of barking dogs because I have no way of knowing if I move to another place I could have more or different problems from neighbors.

    Noisy Neighbour ( Google Playstore)

    Noise Nuisance (not on Google Playstore - would have to accept 3rd party app  on phone and download from url)

    The Noise App (app incompatible with my phone)

    1. ptosis profile image71
      ptosisposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      And that's just the start ..  White dog removed next morning when left over night w/o water outside w/o medical care after ACU came over about the dog fight the day before : https://youtu.be/r447fdbrfTs Read the full  description & comment

  7. tamarawilhite profile image91
    tamarawilhiteposted 2 years ago

    Write it down on a note pad in pen. That's legally admissible in court.

    1. ptosis profile image71
      ptosisposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      I'm just going to give up and move somewhere else even though it will cost me money to do so.  I know I'm not the only one who complains. The Boxer was inside for 5 days - the place was so quiet! Then the next day - Boxer outside all night.

 
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