There are a million reasons why this could be happening! Your dog could be excited, scared or even just playful! Try the following;
- Keep a journal and log when the behaviors are happening and to identify what the triggers may be
- Here are some ways to manage your dog;
- Don’t let dog have access outside
- Your dog may be experiencing general anxiety (constantly in stress mode; fight, flight or freeze) and may need medication to help them overcome triggers. In this case, contact your pets veterinarian for prescription medication.
- Understand what your dogs body language is trying to tell you! You can check out our Truly Force Free Animal Training Understanding & Helping Your Reactive Dog Webinar or download our Truly Force Free Animal Training Canine Body Language Poster.
- Keep your dog busy with food toys such as a kibble nibble ball, Kong wobbler, stuffed Kong or a puzzle toy
- Is your dog getting enough exercise? Consider hiring a dog walker
- Is there a visual trigger? Block the windows with a curtain or opaque film so it make it difficult for them to see out of
- Is there a noise trigger? Play calming music such as “Through A Dogs Ear” or you can find a lot of free options on YouTube.
- Are you and your pet able to communicate properly? Teach your dog the basics so you can better understand each other with Truly Force Free Animal Training Good Manners 1 Course!
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