Dog Sounds

Dogs communicate using a variety of sounds, including barks, growls, whines, howls, and yelps. Here's a brief explanation of some common dog sounds and what they might mean:

Dog Barks

Barking is the most common sound that dogs make, and it can have different meanings depending on the situation. Dogs may bark to alert their owners to potential danger or to communicate excitement or playfulness. They may also bark to express frustration or anxiety.

Growls

Growling is a warning sound that dogs use to communicate aggression or displeasure. It can be a sign that a dog is feeling threatened or is trying to establish dominance over another dog or person.

Whines

Dogs often whine to express a variety of emotions, including anxiety, fear, and frustration. They may also whine to seek attention or to communicate a desire for something, such as food or water.

Howls

Howling is a vocalization that is most commonly associated with wolves, but dogs also howl. Dogs may howl to communicate with other dogs in their pack or to express loneliness or separation anxiety.

Yelps

Yelps are high-pitched sounds that dogs make when they are in pain or distress. Dogs may also yelp to communicate fear or excitement.

It's important to note that while these sounds can be indicative of a dog's emotions or intentions, they should be considered in context with other body language cues and the situation at hand.

Library Waveform Filename add Description info Channels Duration ShortID Category Subcategory
1 Rob Nokes Sound Library Sheepdog,Bark,Hard,x2,2.wav Sheepdog, Bark, Hard, X2, 2
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1.0 0:01

Animal

Dog

Sheepdog
2 Rob Nokes Sound Library Bulldog,Female,4 Years Old,Grunt,Snort,Breaths.wav Bulldog, Female, 4 Years Old, Grunt, Snort, Breaths
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7.0 0:03Animal Dog Bulldog
3 SoundStorm Library DogsWolvesCoyotes-Dogs-S_54.wav Dogs Wolves Coyotes - Dogs - Small Breed - MCU - Whimpery Bark
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1.0 0:01Animal Dog Dog Whimper
4 BBC Sound Effects Library Huskies.BBC.ECD65b.wav Animal, Huskies: Single Sledge Pass
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2.0 0:11Animal Dog Huskies
5 Rob Nokes Sound Library SHD23_09,Jack Russell,Breath,Gasp,x2.wav Jack Russell Breath Gasp X2
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2.0 0:01Animal Dog Jack Russell
6 Rob Nokes Sound Library Bulldog,Male,3 Years Old,Lap,Drink Water,Constant,Sniffs.wav Bulldog, Male, 3 Years Old, Lap, Drink Water, Constant, Sniffs
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4.0 0:43Animal Dog Bulldog
7 Rob Nokes Sound Library Dog,Cimarron,Male,Whine,Sweet.wav Dog Cimarron Male Whine Sweet
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5.0 0:01Animal Dog Cimarron
8 Coll Anderson Sound Library EFX INT Husky1 BR Bark 01.wav Animal, Dog: Dog, Interior, Husky 1, Barks In Small Room, Squeaky, Short Barks With Short Howl
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2.0 0:15Animal Dog Dog Barking
9 Sounddogs Sound Library Dog,Barks,Attack,Approach,Run.wav Dog: Dog Barks Attack Approach Run
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2.0 2:08Animal Dog Dog Footsteps
10 Rob Nokes Sound Library Dog,Labrador,Chocolate Lab,7 Years Old,Snort,Breaths,Claws,Tug of War.wav Dog C Snort Breaths Claws Tug Of War
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4.0 0:34Animal Dog Dog Snort
11 Rob Nokes Sound Library Sheepdog,Cry,Choppy.wav Sheepdog, Cry, Choppy
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1.0 0:02Animal Dog Sheepdog
12 SoundStorm Library DogsWolvesCoyotes-Wolves_90.wav Dogs Wolves Coyotes - Wolves - Int - CU - Low Pitched Angry Barks And Growls, Slow
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2.0 0:03Animal Dog Dog Growl
13 Sounddogs Sound Library Dog,Whimper,Protest.wav Dog: Dog Whimper Protest
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2.0 0:01Animal Dog Dog Whimper
14 Rob Nokes Sound Library Sheepdog,Bark,Phleghm.wav Sheepdog, Bark, Phleghm
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2.0 0:01Animal Dog Sheepdog
15 SoundStorm Library DogsWolvesCoyotes-LargeDogs.wav Dogs Wolves Coyotes - Large Dogs - Ext - Medium Distant - Barking Dog, Very Distant Barks In Response
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2.0 0:10Animal Dog Dog Barking Distant
16 Rob Nokes Sound Library SHD23_41,Jack Russell,Howl,Moan,Crazy.wav Jack Russell Howl Moan Crazy
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2.0 0:01Animal Dog Jack Russell
17 Rob Nokes Sound Library Bearded Collie,Barks,Fast,Excited.wav Bearded Collie, Barks, Fast, Excited
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1.0 0:25Animal Dog Bearded Collie
18 Rob Nokes Sound Library SHD_1107Dog,Speak,I Luv _10.wav Dog Speak I Luv You 8 Med
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1.0 0:01Animal Dog Dog Vocalization
19 Coll Anderson Sound Library EFX INT Husky2 Happy Barks 03.wav Animal, Dog: Dog, Interior, Husky 2, Short Happy, High Pitch Barks And Whines, Large Room
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2.0 0:11Animal Dog Dog Barking Happy
20 Rob Nokes Sound Library Dog,Cimarron,Female,Bark,Howl,Thin,Bark,Growl.wav Dog Cimarron Female Bark Howl Thin Bark Growl
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5.0 0:08Animal Dog Cimarron
21 Rob Nokes Sound Library Sheepdog,Mouth,Moves.wav Sheepdog, Mouth, Moves
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2.0 0:02Animal Dog Sheepdog
22 Sounddogs Sound Library Dogs,Large,Bark,Dist,Int.wav Dog, Bark: Dogs Large Bark Dist Int
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1.0 0:21Animal Dog Dog Barking
23 SoundStorm Library Dogs-1Dog-Ext-MediumDista_3.wav Dogs - 1 Dog - Ext - Medium Distant - 4 Deep Barks, Volume Incrementally Decreases, 1 Perfunctory Bark @ Tail, Natural Reverb
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1.0 0:06Animal Dog Dog Barking Distant
24 Rob Nokes Sound Library SHD23_73,Jack Russell,Lick,PeanutBtr,3.wav Jack Russell Lick PeanutBtr 3
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2.0 0:15Animal Dog Jack Russell
25 Rob Nokes Sound Library SHD_1139Dog,Speak,You,2.wav Dog Speak You 2
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1.0 0:01Animal Dog Dog Vocalization
26 Rob Nokes Sound Library Sheepdog,Bark,Dist,x2b.wav Sheepdog, Bark, Dist, X2b
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2.0 0:01Animal Dog Sheepdog
27 SoundStorm Library DogsWolvesCoyotes-Multipl_4.wav Dogs Wolves Coyotes - Multiple Dogs - Ext - CU And Distant - CU Medium Sized Dog Barks, Distant Small And Medium Sized Dogs Bark And Howl
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2.0 0:04Animal Dog Dog Howl
28 Sonopedia DogGoldendoodle_S08AN.85.wav Animal, Dog, Goldendoodle, In, Cage, Bark, Movement
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2.0 0:08Animal Dog Dog
29 SoundStorm Library Dogs-Doberman-Close-Up-2S_7.wav Dogs - Doberman - Close-Up - 2 Sharp Barks, Panting And Snarling
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2.0 0:03Animal Dog Dog Panting
30 Rob Nokes Sound Library Dog,Siberian,Puppy,Female,Yelps,Small,Sharp.wav Dog Siberian Puppy Female Yelps Small Sharp
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4.0 0:01Animal Dog Siberian Puppy
31 Rob Nokes Sound Library Dog,Breaths,Fuss,Play.wav Dog, Breaths, Fuss, Play
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1.0 0:10Animal Dog Dog Breath
32 SoundStorm Library DogsWolvesCoyotes-Wolve_104.wav Dogs Wolves Coyotes - Wolves - CU - Barks And Growls, Fast And Angry
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2.0 0:02Animal Dog Dog Growl
33 SoundStorm Library Dogs-Doberman-ECU-ViolentTe.wav Dogs - Doberman - ECU - Violent Teeth Snaps, Swallows, Pants
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2.0 0:07Animal Dog Dog Teeth Snap
34 SoundStorm Library DogsWolvesCoyotes-Dogs-Bu_8.wav Dogs Wolves Coyotes - Dogs - Bull Terrier - CU - Yappy Bark
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2.0 0:01Animal Dog Dog Barking Happy
35 Rob Nokes Sound Library Bulldog,Female,6 Years Old,Pant,Constant,Swallows.wav Bulldog, Female, 6 Years Old, Pant, Constant, Swallows.L
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6.0 0:42Animal Dog Bulldog
36 Masters Workshop Dog,Lhasa Apso,Bark,Single,1.wav Animal, Dog: Dog Lhasa Apso Bark Single 1
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2.0 0:01Animal Dog Dog Barking
37 SoundStorm Library DogsWolvesCoyotes-Wolves_17.wav Dogs Wolves Coyotes - Wolves - Int - CU - Low Growls And Short Harsh Barks
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2.0 0:02Animal Dog Dog Growl
38 SoundStorm Library Dogs-JackRussellTerrier-I_1.wav Dogs - Jack Russell Terrier - Int - Close-Up - MCU - Whimpers And Whines, Soft
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1.0 0:03Animal Dog Dog Whimper
39 SoundStorm Library DogsWolvesCoyotes-Dogs-Do_4.wav Dogs Wolves Coyotes - Dogs - Doberman Pinscher - CU - Growls
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1.0 0:26Animal Dog Dog Growl
40 Rob Nokes Sound Library Bulldog,Male,6 Years Old,Pant,Heavy.wav Bulldog, Male, 6 Years Old, Pant, Heavy.L
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6.0 0:08Animal Dog Bulldog
41 Masters Workshop Dogs,Lhasa Apso,Bark,Converse.wav Animal, Dog: Dogs Lhasa Apso Bark Converse
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2.0 0:06Animal Dog Dog Barking
42 SoundStorm Library DogsWolvesCoyotes-Wolves_49.wav Dogs Wolves Coyotes - Wolves - Int - CU - Deep Continuous Growls W Barks
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2.0 0:33Animal Dog Dog Growl
43 SoundStorm Library DogsWolvesCoyotes-Dogs-M_17.wav Dogs Wolves Coyotes - Dogs - Medium Small Breed - CU - Excited Whine, Bark
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1.0 0:03Animal Dog Dog Whine
44 Rob Nokes Sound Library Bull-Terrier,Breaths,Inhale,Stagger.wav Bull-Terrier, Breaths, Inhale, Stagger
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1.0 0:01Animal Dog Bull Terrier
45 Coll Anderson Sound Library EFX INT Apt. Dog Whine 02.wav Animal, Dog: Animal, Interior, Dog Wines In Room In Apt. Recorded Outside Door
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2.0 0:18Animal Dog Dog Whine
46 Coll Anderson Sound Library EFX SD Dog Jowl Chomp 06.wav Animal, Dog: Dog, Lick Jowls, Smacking Lips, Mouth Noises
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2.0 0:12Animal Dog Dog Lick
47 SoundStorm Library Dogs-LargeDog-Ext-CU-Angr_7.wav Dogs - Large Dog - Ext - CU - Angry Barking W Growls
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2.0 0:02Animal Dog Dog Growl
48 Rob Nokes Sound Library Sheepdog,Bark,Steady,x4.wav Sheepdog, Bark, Steady, X4
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1.0 0:02Animal Dog Sheepdog
49 SoundStorm Library DogsWolvesCoyotes-Dogs-Pa_3.wav Dogs Wolves Coyotes - Dogs - Pack Of Doberman Pinschers - CU - Overlapping Barks, Short Bursts
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1.0 0:09Animal Dog Doberman
50 Rob Nokes Sound Library Bull-Terrier,Growl,Snappy.wav Bull-Terrier, Growl, Snappy
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1.0 0:01Animal Dog Bull Terrier
51 SoundStorm Library DogsWolvesCoyotes-Dogs-_130.wav Dogs Wolves Coyotes - Dogs - Bull Terrier - CU - Grunts
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2.0 0:02Animal Dog Dog Grunt
52 BBC Sound Effects Library DogsAlsatians.BBC.EC86Ge.wav Animal, Dog: Alsatians Whining And Yelping, Including 9-month Old, Exterior.
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2.0 2:16Animal Dog Dog Whine
53 SoundStorm Library Dogs-PitBull-Int-Close-Up_3.wav Dogs - Pit Bull - Int - Close-Up - Snarling, Angry And Aggressive, Soft, Frantic Panting, Single Snort @ Tail
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2.0 0:06Animal Dog Dog Panting
54 Rob Nokes Sound Library Sheepdog,Bark,x7,Move.wav Sheepdog, Bark, X7, Move
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2.0 0:03Animal Dog Sheepdog
55 Rob Nokes Sound Library Bull-Terrier,Whine,Tiny,Sharp.wav Bull-Terrier, Whine, Tiny, Sharp
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1.0 0:01Animal Dog Bull Terrier
56 Rob Nokes Sound Library Dogs-Collar Moves-Metal,Handle,Shake,Moves,Fast,Soft,Calm,Close Up,Interior.wav Dogs: Collar Moves: Metal, Handle, Shake, Moves, Fast, Soft, Calm, Close Up, Interior
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1.0 0:03Animal Dog Dog Collar
57 SoundStorm Library DogsWolvesCoyotes-Dogs-B_34.wav Dogs Wolves Coyotes - Dogs - Bull Terrier - CU - Yappy Bark W Pant
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2.0 0:02Animal Dog Dog Barking Happy
58 BBC Historical Sound Effects Library DogBar_BBC-Historical_2E 7.wav Animal, Dog: Dog Barksasdoor Opened And Closed.
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2.0 0:13Animal Dog Dog Barking
59 SoundStorm Library DogsWolvesCoyotes-Bloodho_1.wav Dogs Wolves Coyotes - Bloodhounds - Surreal Pitched Sad Barks Whine - C U - Slowed Way Down To Abstraction, Elements Include A Tuned Dog Moan Harmony, Sounds Almost Like Organ
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2.0 1:25Animal Dog Dog Whine
60 Rob Nokes Sound Library Sheepdog,Breath,Near,Sniff.wav Sheepdog, Breath, Near, Sniff
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1.0 0:12Animal Dog Sheepdog
61 Sounddogs Sound Library Dog,Drinks,Water,Close.wav Dog: Dog Drinks Water Close
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2.0 0:24Animal Dog Dog Drinking
62 Rob Nokes Sound Library Dog,Shepherd,7 Years Old,Bark,Growls,Soft.wav Dog Shepherd 7 Years Old Bark Growls Soft
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4.0 0:05Animal Dog Shepherd
63 SoundStorm Library DogsWolvesCoyotes-Dogs-B_66.wav Dogs Wolves Coyotes - Dogs - Bull Terrier - CU - Panting
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2.0 0:02Animal Dog Dog Panting
64 BBC Sound Effects Library DogHuntingHound.BBC.ECD31.wav Animal, Dog: Fox Hunting, Hounds "singing", Huntsman Blows ""Picking Up Hounds"" On Horn.
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2.0 2:45Animal Dog Dog Barking
65 Sounddogs Sound Library Dog,Rottweiler,Barks,Mean.wav Dog: Dog Rottweiler Barks Mean
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2.0 0:27Animal Dog Dog Barking
66 Rob Nokes Sound Library SHD23_82,Jack Russell,Moan,Warble,Wary.wav Jack Russell Moan Warble Wary
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2.0 0:01Animal Dog Jack Russell
67 Sounddogs Sound Library Dog,Groans,Long,Loud,Angry.wav Dog: Dog Groans Long Loud Angry
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2.0 0:02Animal Dog Dog Groan
68 Rob Nokes Sound Library Dog,German Shepherd,Yelp,Restrained.wav Dog German Shepherd Yelp Restrained
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5.0 0:01Animal Dog German Shepherd
69 Rob Nokes Sound Library Bulldog,Male,6 Years Old,Breaths,Cry,Snorts,2 - some faint background birds.wav Bulldog, Male, 6 Years Old, Breaths, Cry, Snorts, 2 - Some Faint Background Birds
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2.0 0:23Animal Dog Bulldog
70 Sounddogs Sound Library Dog,Small,Bark,Excited,Low8.wav Dog, Bark: Dog Small Bark Excited Low 8
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1.0 0:04Animal Dog Dog Barking
71 Rob Nokes Sound Library SHD23_B3,Jack Russell,Whine,Rasp,3.wav Jack Russell Whine Rasp 3
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2.0 0:01Animal Dog Jack Russell
72 Sounddogs Sound Library Dog,Growls,Angry.wav Dog: Dog Growls Angry
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2.0 0:03Animal Dog Dog Growl
73 Rob Nokes Sound Library Golden Lab,2 Months,Whine,Complain.wav Golden Lab 2 Months Whine Complain
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1.0 0:01Animal Dog Lab
74 Rob Nokes Sound Library Sheepdog,Bark,2.wav Sheepdog, Bark, 2
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2.0 0:01Animal Dog Sheepdog
75 Rob Nokes Sound Library Bulldog,Male,18 Months Old,Eat,Fast,Grunts,Smack.wav Bulldog, Male, 18 Months Old, Eat, Fast, Grunts, Smack
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7.0 0:20Animal Dog Bulldog
76 BBC Sound Effects Library DogsLabradors.BBC.EC86Ae.wav Animal, Dog: Labrador Growling, Exterior.
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2.0 1:02Animal Dog Dog Growl
77 Rob Nokes Sound Library Bulldog,Male,3 Years Old,Bark,Bow Wow.wav Bulldog, Male, 3 Years Old, Bark, Bow Wow
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4.0 0:01Animal Dog Bulldog
78 Coll Anderson Sound Library EFX EXT Small Dog Bark Close 02.wav Animal, Dog: Dog, Exterior, Small Dog, Long Bark, High Pitch Howl And Growl, Close
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2.0 0:01Animal Dog Dog Growl
79 Rob Nokes Sound Library Dog,Breaths,Sniffy,2.wav Dog, Breaths, Sniffy, 2
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1.0 0:08Animal Dog Dog Sniffing
80 Sounddogs Sound Library Dog,Small,Groan,Snorty.wav Dog: Dog Small Groan Snorty
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1.0 0:01Animal Dog Dog Groan
81 Rob Nokes Sound Library Dog,Lab,6 Years Old,Groan,Shrill,Warble,Snorts.wav Dog Lab 6 Years Old Groan Shrill Warble Snorts
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5.0 0:04Animal Dog Lab
82 Rob Nokes Sound Library Sheepdog,Bark,Dist,Happy.wav Sheepdog, Bark, Dist, Happy
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2.0 0:01Animal Dog Sheepdog
83 Rob Nokes Sound Library Bulldog,Male,18 Months Old,Snarl,Sharp.wav Bulldog, Male, 18 Months Old, Snarl, Sharp
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6.0 0:03Animal Dog Bulldog
84 SoundStorm Library DogsWolvesCoyotes-Dogs-S_22.wav Dogs Wolves Coyotes - Dogs - Small Breed - CU - Whines, Sad, Hungry
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1.0 0:04Animal Dog Dog Whine
85 BBC Sound Effects Library DogTerrier.BBC.EC86Dd.wav Animal, Dog: Sealyham Terrier Yelping And Barking, Interior.
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2.0 0:33Animal Dog Dog Barking
86 Rob Nokes Sound Library Golden Lab,2 Months,Whine,Timid,Chitter.wav Golden Lab 2 Months Whine Timid Chitter
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3.0 0:16Animal Dog Lab
87 Rob Nokes Sound Library Bulldog,Male,3 Years Old,Bark,Series,Perky.wav Bulldog, Male, 3 Years Old, Bark, Series, Perky
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4.0 0:11Animal Dog Bulldog
88 Coll Anderson Sound Library EFX INT Small Dog Growl 01.wav Animal, Dog: Dog, Interior, Small Dog, Whiney Growl
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2.0 0:07Animal Dog Dog Growl
89 Rob Nokes Sound Library Dog,Dig,Hole,Sand.wav Dog Dig Hole Sand
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1.0 0:05Animal Dog
90 Rob Nokes Sound Library Dog,Lab,6 Year Old,Breaths,Raw,Whine.wav Dog Lab 6 Year Old Breaths Raw Whine
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5.0 0:04Animal Dog Lab
91 Rob Nokes Sound Library Pomeranian,Cry,1.wav Pomeranian Cry 1 Int Quiet Small Dog A Little Noisy
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2.0 0:01Animal Dog Pomeranian
92 SoundStorm Library DogsWolvesCoyotes-Wolves_44.wav Dogs Wolves Coyotes - Wolves - Int - CU - Long Series Of Barks And Growls
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2.0 0:11Animal Dog Dog Growl
93 SoundStorm Library DogsWolvesCoyotes-Dogs-M_12.wav Dogs Wolves Coyotes - Dogs - Medium Breed - CU - Whimper, Bark
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1.0 0:02Animal Dog Dog Whimper
94 Rob Nokes Sound Library Bull-Terrier,Breath,Inhale,Snarl.wav Bull-Terrier, Breath, Inhale, Snarl
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1.0 0:01Animal Dog Bull Terrier
95 Coll Anderson Sound Library EFX Dog FS On Porch 04.wav Animal, Dog: Dog, Interior, Footsteps On Wood Floor Turning With Collar, Real Dog
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2.0 0:09Animal Dog Dog Footsteps
96 Coll Anderson Sound Library EFX SD Dog Jowl Chomp 01.wav Animal, Dog: Dog, Lick Jowls, Smacking Lips, Mouth Noises
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2.0 0:04Animal Dog Dog Lick
97 SoundStorm Library Dogs-LargeDog-Ext-CU-Angr_2.wav Dogs - Large Dog - Ext - CU - Angry Barking W Growls
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2.0 0:02Animal Dog Dog Growl
98 Rob Nokes Sound Library Sheepdog,Bark,Speak,Yip.wav Sheepdog, Bark, Speak, Yip
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1.0 0:01Animal Dog Sheepdog
99 SoundStorm Library DogsWolvesCoyotes-Dogs-Me_8.wav Dogs Wolves Coyotes - Dogs - Medium Small Breed - Medium Pov - Upset, Aggressive Barks
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1.0 0:02Animal Dog Dog Barking Aggressive
100 Rob Nokes Sound Library Bull-Terrier,Growl,Nasal,Strained.wav Bull-Terrier, Growl, Nasal, Strained
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1.0 0:01Animal Dog Bull Terrier