Voice is how all dogs communicate with you, each other, and the world, just like speech.
Dogs have personalities like humans, but certain varieties are naturally less vocal.
If you want a quiet dog, start with our recommendations of the quietest dog breeds.
You can train a dog not to bark with treats.
Dog vocality depends on temperament and early socialization.
However, many owners don't want a dog that yaps, howls, or barks,
and unless you can spend time training a reactive dog, this is usually best avoided.