How to train a dog not to jump up at people is a valuable lesson for you and your dog to learn.
Jumping is a common behaviour in dogs, but can be one of the most difficult to correct. Dogs will often jump to greet their human friends. But all that over-excited, in-your-face leaping is poor doggy etiquette.
Even the most devoted and patient dog lovers can get frustrated by a pooch with bad manners. So it’s important to address the behaviour quickly before it becomes an ingrained habit.
But in most cases, we humans are to blame. We often accidentally encourage the behaviour. Which means you need to change YOUR behaviour and the behaviour of others first.
Here are a few simple tips to help you keep those four paws on the ground and teach you how to train your dog not to jump up
MyPawsOn.com would like to introduce you to this great guide to owning a new puppy written by Helen Edwards. It is available to read or buy through Amazon. We think it is a really helpful and well written guide for new dog owners.
Helen has given us a short article about what inspired her to write the book and included some great insights into parenting a puppy.
Basically, dogs who wear yellow need space from other dogs and people. It is a warning not to approach.
We came across Yellow Dog UK recently. This is a fantastic campaign whose aim is to help educate dog owners and the public to recognise that some dogs “need space”.
It is hoped that dogs wearing Yellow will become a recognised symbol and bring awareness for dogs who need space while training, recovering from surgery, or being rehabilitated. Eventually, everyone will know why dogs wear yellow.
This noble goal is achieved through snazzy yellow accessories for the dogs who need a bit of extra space. For example, the jacket and lead modelled below by Bella.
How Reading to Dogs Helps Child Literacy in America
By Ali Thompson
Reading is a crucial skill to success in school—and ultimately in life. When children are late in learning to read, it can set back their entire educational path.
To help strengthen literacy skills, many schools and after school programs have found a creative way to encourage kids to practice reading. They bring in dogs. Quite simply, reading to dogs helps children learn to read better.
Dogs do respond to what we say. So, on that basis, it is safe to assume that dogs do understand words that humans use. However, it is not as simple as that, because they additionally rely on their other senses to understand what we want them to do. There are also more comlex issues around body language, tone of voice and repetative actions that make us believe they are listening to our every word.