In the next few weeks I will chat about puppy behaviours and tips on how to deal with them.
On owners or visitors; excessive excitement during greeting or play.
Imagine wanting to get the attention of someone who is much taller than you are – it only makes sense to try and be a little taller yourself. In addition, we often encourage On owners or visitors; excessive excitement during greeting or play. by interacting with our puppies when they jump up on us, thereby reinforcing the habit.
Tip: Encourage family members and visitors to play with puppy using a favorite toy so that puppy isn’t encouraged to jump up – there won’t be a reason to try be taller if the person is coming down to your height and interacting with you there.
Forbidden household items, garden equipment, furniture, kids’ toys.
Puppies learn about the world using their jaws and paws – through taste, smell and feel, and what better way than the muzzle area to do this important job! They also teeth just like any other baby.
Tip: Ensure that puppy has appropriate chews and toys available 24/7 else they might find their own “chews” such as your shoes or furniture.