Stop Boxer from Jumping

Does your Boxer jump all over you and your guests?  Is it becoming a bad habit?  Well, we are here to help.  Keep reading to learn how to stop your Boxer from jumping.

Stop Boxer from JumpingThe following information will help you learn how to stop your Boxer from jumping on:

  • You and your guests
  • On your sofa
  • On your bed

Easy tips to stop your Boxer from jumping

You will be happy to learn that stopping your Boxer from jumping is easier than you first thought!  The number one reason why a Boxer jumps is to gain attention.  The easiest way to stop this is to just plain ignore them.  When you see your Boxer about to jump on you turn around and face your back them.  This will confuse your Boxer and they will be curious as to what caused you to do this.  Slowly turn back around and if your Boxer continues to try and jump, turn around again.  Your Boxer will soon learn that you do not like them jumping on you and they will slowly start stopping jumping all together.

Stop your Boxer from Jumping on your sofa

Does your Boxer jump all over your nice sofa?  This can be very annoying but you can stop your boxer from jumping on your sofa with a few simple tricks.  If your Boxer looks like they are about to jump on the sofa, sit down first.  Continue this each time you see your Boxer trying to jump on the sofa.  Soon they will learn that it is a behaviour they are not allowed to do.  But remember, consistency is the key –  do not give in one day and cuddle with your Boxer on the sofa.  This will just confuse your Boxer and will make trying to stop your Boxer from jumping on the sofa a lot harder.

Stop your Boxer from Jumping on your bed

Do you need to stop your Boxer from jumping on your bed?  If you have had your Boxer sleep in your bed since they were a puppy then this will be a difficult habit to break.  If your Boxer jumps on the bed get them down and say loudly “no”.  Repeat this each time your Boxer jumps on the bed.  Your Boxer will soon establish that jumping on your bed is a big no no.

  • If your Boxer jumps on you turn around and ignore them
  • If your Boxer looks like they are going to jump on your sofa, sit down first
  • If your Boxer jumps on your bed, move them off and say ‘no’
  • Be consistent – do not let your Boxer on your bed one day, and then tell them off the next
  • Be patient – it will take time to stop your Boxer from jumping.

There you have it, some great tips on stopping your Boxer from jumping!  If you follow these tips you will soon have a Boxer who is well behaved and less likely to jump on you or your furniture.  It will take time, but the rewards will be outstanding!

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