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Can Great Danes jump?

The Great Dane is famous for its hospitality! Great Dane loves others and can’t wait to get more love. But if your big Danes think it’s OK to run and jump on people, they can cause serious injury. It’s very important for you to teach your dog not to jump on others, which will make your dog more popular in public. It seems like a tough task, but if you know something about dog psychology, it’s easy. The hardest part? Let mankind obey your rules! Take a look at this simple way to stop your Great Dane jumping.


Why does your big Dane jump on someone else?

Dogs are opportunistic animals. It means that if they can do something to get what they want, they will. Then the behavior is reinforced and they are more likely to do it again. So, unless your Dane is out of fear or aggression (in this case, you should seek the help of a professional dog trainer), he does it because it allows him to get what he wants – attention, toys, food, etc. The good news is that it’s easy to stop this behavior. All you have to do is make sure your Great Dane is not rewarded for it. Then, give him another behavior instead of a reward. The problem is solved.

How to keep your big Dane from jumping on people?

(1). Stop the bonus jump
Every time your Dane jumps on someone else, that person doesn’t need to pay attention to him! The best way is to turn around and walk away. Even if you shout “down,” “no,” and/or push him away – negative attention is still attention. Because of their size, this can be difficult. It’s better to strap your Dane so that you can gain control or someone else can grab it when you leave yourself. The trick is that everyone, 100% of the time, needs to do this.
(2). An act of conflict
Most people asked to sit down. Your Danes can’t sit and jump at the same time. Then reward your sitting posture by giving your dog the attention he expects. It can be touch, toy, treat, even his dish! Any of your Great Danes usually jump on you and he can only get it now by sitting. If your Danes have common problems, choose a quiet “four on the ground.”. You’ll wait until your Great Dane standstill and reward you. It takes some training and patience, but it will work because, as mentioned above, dogs repeat their behavior so that they get what they want. For some very excited young Danish people, you may find that sitting down is better than sitting down because it’s hard for them to “jump” from where they sit.

(3). Manage your Great Dane
This is the last step, this is what you have to do, and your big Dan is learning to sit, which will not happen overnight. If you work with an older Dane, size can be a problem, so tying them down helps. It’s also a useful tool because you can’t control all the Danes who meet you. Some people may spoil him because he jumps up. Or, your dog may end up in a very exciting situation where he doesn’t remember his new skills. In these cases, you need to manage behavior. If your Great Dane is dragging a leash, you can take him away, step on the leash to prevent him from jumping, or put him in another room to calm down and try again later.