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Features December 2018 Issue

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Cute, but not everybody likes dogs who jump on them ó or can handle it safely.

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Teaching your dog not to jump on people.

Itís one of the most annoying behaviors many dogs engage in ó jumping on people, including their owners. They clearly donít mean harm. On the contrary, theyíre usually excited and trying to be friendly. But it can hurt. It can also soil clothes or even knock some people over, including the elderly and the very young. At the very least, it can be unpleasantly startling. Why is it often so hard to train a dog out of this behavior?

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