Keeping Your Dogs Off The Couch – What Are The Effective Ways On Doing So?
If there is one thing that we would be sharing with each other when it comes to dogs, that would be how we see them in general – wonderful, loving, loyal and just plain adorable. And yet, even if they are the cutest thing on earth for us, there is no ignoring of the fact that this cutest thing on earth can also turn into the dirtiest and smelliest creature for us due to their very active disposition and of course, their being slobbery and hairy is something to not to deny as well. If you have a couch, of course, you would not want your dog or dogs to have it dirtied, to leave unwanted smell, to fill it with their hair or their slob. Yes, it is true that almost all of us have dogs and are dog lovers but, this does not mean that we already want to lay on the filth left by our dogs on our couch. Yes, you can say that keeping our pets, especially our dogs off our furniture is a something tricky but then again, we have to do is for our goodness sake as well. In doing so, we have listed down below some very effective ways on how you will be able to keep your dog’s off of your couch.
The best time for you to train your dog not to lay on the couch is when they are young since this stage in their lives, they do not know much about the environment that they are in and of course, they will depend on you with regards to the things they should do. As you bring your puppy home, it would be best for you to instantly train them not to touch the couch or even not to go near the couch so that they will have understand what is off limits to them and what is not. We all know that dogs have very sharp memory hence, it would be best for you to be mindful about the place where you play with them and cuddle them. Since we love our dogs, most of the time, we want to cuddle them and love them on the couch as it is much comfier to do so however, you have to know that it would also be advantageous and beneficial on your end to pet and play with them on the floor as this will lay the ground work and establish in an instant that the couch is not for them.
Aside from training them when they are young, it would also be beneficial on your end to let your dog grow the desire to choose the floor over the couch.