How to Stop Pawing Behavior

How to Stop Pawing Behavior

Many pet parents are unaware that their canine companions have expertly turned them into unsuspecting human vending machines: one poke of the paw delivers a delicious treat or a toy. If you've ever been scratched by a rambunctious canine pawing to get your attention, then you know just how much of a pain pawing behavior can be … literally!

Why do dogs paw, and more importantly, how can you get them to stop? In the latest episode of Pet Talk, Dr. Sarah reviews possible rationales behind your dog's pawing, as well as tips on how to cease and desist this irksome behavior. Watch this short but instructive video now to help your dog learn proper paw manners. And don't forget to share this webisode with other pet parents!

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  • Rebecca Forrest

    8/30/2014 5:13:12 AM |

    Dr Sarah, how about a video on how to stop dogs from jumping at the door? We have a door that's mostly glass, and our greyhound Zelda runs to it and jumps like a crazy thing when she's excited to go outside.

    Editor's Note: Please watch our Pet Talk episode on 'Door Darting' posted in February, 2013.

  • JoAnne

    9/2/2014 3:10:45 AM |

    Great tips, thank you!

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