“How do I stop my dog from jumping up on people?”

By |2018-02-22T11:18:46+10:00April 29th, 2014|Dog Ettiquette, Jumping Up, Reinforcement|

Dear Sarah, My 2 year old Boxer has a bad habit of jumping up on everyone she sees. She even knocked over a child on the beach the other day. How do I stop her from jumping up? Amanda B Hi Amanda, Jumping up on people is one of those problem behaviours that drives everyone crazy! It’s usually rewarded heavily with attention when the dog is a young pup – party because it’s more convenient for us as humans to not have to bend down so far and partly because there is something instinctive within us that tends to [...]