How to Stop Puppy Jumping Behavior

Turn away and refrain from giving any attention when your puppy jumps, as engaging rewards the behavior.


Redirect jumping to a desirable behavior like sit using a treat lure to reward good manners instead.


Use positive reinforcement training to teach your puppy to keep all four paws on the floor when greeting people.


Make sure your energetic puppy gets sufficient physical and mental exercise to prevent jumping from boredom.


Keep your puppy on a leash when greeting guests so you can correct jumping and praise good behavior.


With consistent training, puppy jumping usually improves significantly around 6 months old as pups gain maturity.


Don't get discouraged if training takes time. Persisting with positive methods will lead to a well-mannered adult dog


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