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It is essential to train your dog not to jump on you or your family members, friends, and other guests who drop by at your home or greet you on the street when you are walking with the canine. It is not enough to physically restrain the animal when they tried to do it and then forget the incident until it gets repeated. It is crucial to train the canine so that such incidences stop permanently.
Do not punish
Whatever you do, it is advisable not to
punish the dog. Doing this can result in the dog getting anti-social.
It may shy away from visitors and even hide when it sees or hears
someone new coming in its field of vision. Instead, when your dog
jumps on you, turn around and do not pay attention. If you have
multiple dogs, pay attention to the one whose all four paws are
touching the floor. This four paws touching the floor is an essential
lesson for the canine. A dog jumps up to get attention. When it
understands that attention will not be given if it jumps, the dog
will automatically cease to do so.
If you want to train your dog this way,
you should get a minimum of 10 people to practice the same behavior.
Your dog should understand that no human likes to be jumped upon, and
there are no exceptions to the rule. Repeating the "ignoring"
attitude will force your dog to mend its ways. It also helps to
desensitize the dog when someone presses the doorbell. An excellent
way to teach the dog not to jump is to enter the room from outside,
and when the dog jumps on you, exit the room. Let everyone in the
family adopt the same mannerism. Conversely, pay more attention to
the dog when it sits.
While taking a walk
The problem starts when you do not want
your dog to jump on others when you two are taking a walk in the
park. The easy way-but temporary solution- is to use a crack, leash,
tie-back, or gate. It is essential that the dog must not be hurt
during the time of restraining. Take the help of friends to practice
the dog not to jump on strangers. Once your dog jumps on your friend,
the person must go away and not look back. Do not walk the dog
without the leash. The canine must be attached to you with a rope at
If it is the matter for guests, then
tie the dog to something immovable. The length of the leash must be
shorter than the distance between the dog and the guest. Give the dog
treats if it remains calm from start to end.