Notes & Queries, Guardian Weekly
Loud things can come in very small packages
Why do small dogs bark so much?
Most small dogs have a nervous disposition and are fearful of things going wrong. Remember Bush's poodle? Ceaseless yapping. Despite changing kennels, he's still at it. Still scratching at the White House door.
John Bridglan, Adelaide, South Australia
Because their bark is bigger than their bite.
Les Dreyer, New York City, US
They are tired of being stepped on all the time.
Jack Sullivan, Claremont, California, US
The frustration of being miniature in a world that is too big for its own shoes.
Maya Bachmann, Auckland, New Zealand
[COURTESY OF JAKE SIGG]