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Q: How do I teach my sisters dog not to play ruff!!! And not eat my stuff

April 13, 2009 | By Megan B. | 6 answers | Expired: 2070 days ago

How do I teach my sisters dog not to play ruff!!! And not eat my stuff

every time I try to play with my sisters dog, he either gets way to ruff and trys to bite me to peices or he gets way to excited and starts to hump me?? how to I get him to stop on my command and obey me. He also likes to chew my things. no one elses but mine. he likes my garbage and spreads it around my room. Hes really cute but I DON"T KNOW HOW TO GET HIM TO STOP EATING MY STUFF!

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Caitlyn L.
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Apr 13, 2009

Go to obedience school with him or use treats. For example Anytime he jumps on you push him off. When he gets the idea he gets a treat. Or if he bites you then stop, Turn around. Then after a little while he should get the idea and when he stops he gets a treat.

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Bobbie L.
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Apr 14, 2009

Be stern, tell him "NO" when he tries to hump you. You may not be his owner but it is a lesson he needs to be taught. Shame him when he does wrong and reward him with love and belly rubs when he does good.

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Kris
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Apr 14, 2009

This would require more information. Do you live with your sister or is he getting into things when he comes to visit you? How much time do you spend with her dog? Does her dog follow basic commands from her? These are just a couple of the questions that come to mind. It takes a lot of time and consistency to train a dog. I would make sure the dog does not have access to your things or to your garbage cans. If he gets too rough when playing, that means it is time for him to stop and he doesn't get to continue unless he can play nice. Professional training is a topic you should discuss with your sister. If it is your sister's dog, she needs to be his pack leader, but the dog also has to be trained that you are higher in the pack order than he is. Good luck.

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