Unemployed Andrew Nicklin was so enraged by his neighbour's dog yapping that he recorded the din and played it back to her at 3am.
But his early hours revenge on Catherine Farrell, 44, went too fur.
Apart from targeting her with his CD of terrier Buster's barking, he banged on her fence and beat drums at all hours.
Now he has pleaded guilty to harassing Ms Farrell, who yesterday branded him "the neighbour from hell".
Insisting that the 50-year-old's claims were unfounded, the mum-of-two said: "It's he who is the nuisance."
Ms Farrell added: "He wrote to the council saying my pet barked constantly.
"Buster doesn't. At least not until Mr Nicklin bangs on the fence - where he's also left a radio blaring as well as his homemade CD.
"He'll do anything to antagonise the dog, which I then have to bring inside as I can't stand such yapping myself."
She said: "I've tried to go through the right channels to resolve this but he verbally abuses me and other neighbours.
"I don't need it. So now he's admitted harassment it's a result."
Birmingham magistrates heard that hairdresser Ms Farrell had lived next to Mr Nicklin for 10 years in her West Heath semi with no problems - until she got Buster as a pup in 2008. Mr Nicklin told the court he accepted his CD had been an "over-reaction".
He refused to comment further as he left after being bailed for pre-sentence reports and told to return on September 10.
His lawyer Sanjeev Sharma said: "He is, in the ordinary course of things, well respected and well regarded. But on occasions he has used choice words, as it were... "
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