DogForum.net | Dog Forums and Community
     
 
Home Gallery Register Today's Posts Mark Forums Read Calendar Members List
Search
Go Back   DogForum.net | Dog Forums and Community > DogForum.net > New Members

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 12-14-2012, 03:37 PM   #1
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Posts: 1

Rep: 11 doglover09 is on a distinguished road
Unique Rep: 1
Default Hi i'm new here!!!

Hi I have a year old husky lab who gets over excited and has a bad jumping issue!! He thinks were are playing but he is 85 lbs of muscle and he can get a little aggressive with small children and older people!
He is a total people person and I find once he is calm he is fine but at first he gets over excited. I've thought about a shock collar to control the jumping. what are your opinions and do they work?

doglover09 is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 12-14-2012, 06:31 PM   #2
Senior Member
 
techie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: In mid Willamette valley in Oregon
Posts: 10,619

Rep: 39 techie is on a distinguished road
Unique Rep: 19
Default

Shock collars don't go over well on this forum.
By the way welcome to df!
I think training to sit would be a better way to go and maybe add a 'shake' with the paw.
techie
__________________
I HAVE BEEN KISSED!! by sheplovr
Dogs rule!
"I've got the do: you?"
A dog's love is pure!
Lucy 1999 - Oct.6,2012.
Al
ways in my heart.
Now owned by a female beagle, Rascal


techie is offline techie's Gallery  
Reply With Quote
Old 12-15-2012, 01:14 AM   #3
Senior Member
 
MrJohn's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Wilkeson, WA
Posts: 2,178

Rep: 33 MrJohn is on a distinguished road
Unique Rep: 7
Default

My aussie is pretty much the same way but its not a behavior that I would use a shock collar for.
She is much improved and will most often stay down when I tell her to do so.
l could see the situation would be likely to happen and I would either short leash her or get next to her and sit/squat down with her, gently but firmly giving her a stay down command. She still jumps up sometimes but not with such vigor and will go down when I say down.

Using the shock collar could be quite dangerous imo as instead of teaching her to stay down, it might teach her that these people that she loves to greet are actually dangerous and she may become either aggressive or fearful of them.
__________________
Some unfortunate people don't have a dog to talk to.

MrJohn is offline MrJohn's Gallery  
Reply With Quote
Old 12-15-2012, 10:13 AM   #4
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: The Woodlands, TX
Posts: 8,499

Rep: 56 DeeLind7 will become famous soon enough
Unique Rep: 29
Default

doglover09, welcome to the forum! I'm not fond of shock collars for training basic commands. If you have a "jumper," you may want to just ignore him when he jumps up. Turn your body the other way, and do not make a fuss over him. When he is calm, then give him a pet. The same thing would apply if he gets excited when you walk into the house. Ignore him, until he is calm. Over time, he will realize jumping up gets him nothing, but being calm, gets him plenty of attention and pets. Of course, this means everyone has to be on the same page when training.

DeeLind7 is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 12-15-2012, 11:02 AM   #5
Senior Member
 
Bigboy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: UK: Stoke on trent
Posts: 13,349

Rep: 73 Bigboy will become famous soon enough
Unique Rep: 38
Default

Yes a shock collar isn't going to hel and will make matters worse! The golden rule is when your dog is on all fours and not jumping up the reward is petting so get 'everyone' on the same page as you jumping up etc get 'NO' reward 'No' interaction nothing no speaking no eye contact but as soon as he 'sit's nicely praise and praise the assocaition wlll be kicking in! Be consitant and reptitous these are the 'keys' to success Good luck and let us know how you get on please.
__________________
" Iam chillin with the forum! "

Thanks Monkey! I been fleeced Thanks Skunkstripe. Dave

ATB!

Bigboy is offline Bigboy's Gallery  
Reply With Quote
Old 12-17-2012, 10:10 AM   #6
Senior Member
 
Debby's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Indiana
Posts: 207

Rep: 10 Debby is on a distinguished road
Unique Rep: 0
Default

Welcome to the forum!

Debby is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 12-17-2012, 12:18 PM   #7
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Posts: 17

Rep: 10 angel160560 is on a distinguished road
Unique Rep: 0
Default

thankyou debbie

angel160560 is offline  
Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 03:04 AM.

Shogun Interactive Development Copyright 2006-2015 Shogun Interactive Development. All rights reserved.