Does your dog jump up on you when you come home? Or maybe he likes to counter surf, grabbing food off of the kitchen counters. If so, you’re not alone. These are common behaviors in dogs, but they can be a nuisance. This blog post will discuss easy solutions to stop your dog from jumping up or counter-surfing. We’ll also provide tips for preventing these behaviors from happening in the first place. Let’s get started!
One way to stop your dog from jumping up is to provide him with an alternative behavior. For example, you can teach your dog to sit or lie down when you come home. This will give him something else to do besides jumping up on you. You can also train your dog not to jump up by using a cue word or phrase, such as “off” or “no jump.” Once your dog learns the cue, be sure to use it consistently every time he jumps up.
If your dog likes to counter surf, there are a few things you can do to stop him. First, keep food and other tempting items out of reach. This may mean putting them away in cabinets or on high shelves. You can also try using a pet gate to block off the kitchen counters. Finally, make sure you provide your dog with plenty of chew toys and bones to keep him occupied and distracted from the counters.
With these tips, you can easily stop your dog from jumping up or counter surfing. However, if your in Woodmere, New York, or the surrounding area, consider enrolling your pup in dog train at Fido Fitness Club®. Our obedience programs are designed to monitor behavior while bringing out the best in your dog. Our training schedule is flexible and based on our client’s needs. Call us to schedule a Training Consultation: 516-569-1555.