True that Dogs Jump on you to show Dominance?
Absolutely Not! This
is a common misconception that has been reinforced by
those who still believe in the outdated "Dominance
do not jump on people to establish dominance. Dogs
only jump on people because it is the way dogs greet
each other. If you watch dogs play, they often jump into
each other. Jumping reinforces the greeting for the dog
because the human gives attention that results from the
you want your dog to stop jumping on people, stop
reinforced for it. There are several things you can do
to stop your dog from jumping up on people.
your dog to sit calmly when guests and strangers enter.
Reinforce your dog for remaining calm.
Turn away and ignore the dog when it jumps.