If you are interested in learning how to stop a dog jumping, then you should read this article. Specially we are going to talk about why your dog jumps up at you, tips on helping you to correct this behavior, and a simple step-by-step system you can use to fix this problem for good.
Firstly, I'm going to talk about reasons why your dog is jumping up on people. Many dogs jump on people to greet them, especially if they are excited to see their owner. This behavior can also be your dogs way of showing his dominance, or perhaps he simply wants some more attention from you.
There are a few ways to correct this behavior. If you have a puppy, you should correct this behavior as soon as possible because it will be much harder to correct when it is developed into a constant habit.
Do not punish or hit your dog for jumping up on people, because there are other ways to correcting it, and this will only encourage your dog to do it again because he is getting attention. You should remember that any attention is good attention to your dog. You should always reward your dog for good behavior.
The key thing to remember when you are correcting a jumping behavior, is that you should use a simple, short, one word command such as “down”. Also you should say this command in a strong, dominant voice to show him who's the pack leader.
Here's a simple step-by-step system to use to correct the jumping problem.
Step 1 – whenever your dog is jumping up on people, you should use a command like “down” in a strong dominate voice.
step 2 – Turn away so you're not facing your dog. He will learn that you do not wish to be greeted in this way.
Step 3 – reward him with lots of praise when you have stopped your dog jumping.
Remember to give your dog lots of attention when he is behaving the way you want him to. Also remember to use this step-by-step system whenever you want to stop your dog from jumping.
In conclusion, I have shown you why your dog jumps up at you, some useful tips for fixing this problem, and a step by step system you can use every time your dog jumps up. Now that you have read this article, you should know more about how to stop your dog from jumping up on people.
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