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Preventing Your Dog From Jumping Up on People

Your dog most likely jumps up on people because he was encouraged to do so when he was a puppy. However, this jumping up is no fun at all now that your dog is fully grown. Thus you need to prevent him from jumping up on people and give him something better to do. Whenever your dog starts to jump up on you, turn around quickly so he falls to the floor. When all four feet are on the floor, give him a treat and lots of praise. Encourage all family members and trusted guests to follow this same procedure. Very punish your dog or yell at him while he is learning. Soon your dog will learn that jumping up is not allowed. Anticipate when your dog may jump up and insist he sit instead. If he is sitting by you, he can’t be jumping up on people. Learn more from your veterinary clinic Columbia, MD.

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