How to Stop a Dog From Jumping When Greeting Someone


Adrienne is a certified dog trainer, former veterinary assistant, and author of the online dog training course “Brain Training for Dogs.”

Why Do Dogs Jump When Greeting Someone?

Many dog owners look for tips on how to stop a dog from jumping when greeting, and it’s understandable why. Many dogs seem to learn not to jump on their owners, but extra challenges occur when they are exposed to visitors, friends or strangers on walks. In such cases, dogs appear to struggle to control themselves, but why is that?