Why Do Dogs Howl When They Hear a Siren?

Answer

Dogs can howl at sirens because it is their way of signaling their presence though others can do it because they are lonely and bored. In the case for some sirens, they actually do it because of the similarity between dog howls and sirens. Howling is a form of communication and an instinctual behaviour among dogs.
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