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how do you get your dog to leave you alone for a while

  1. haybay669 profile image36
    haybay669posted 7 years ago

    how do you get your dog to leave you alone for a while

  2. lindajot profile image72
    lindajotposted 7 years ago

    Time for a crate or kennel break.  A vigorous walk gets them worn enough to nap.

  3. Smaridge01 profile image78
    Smaridge01posted 7 years ago

    Exercise the dog. Yup, when they get plenty of exercise, mixed with some good, loving attention, they will settle down nicely for a nap.

    Get him outside and running around for a bit, with plenty of petting breaks, and then inside with a nice chew toy on his favorite bed while you get back to work.  big_smile

  4. TheRaptorClaw profile image59
    TheRaptorClawposted 7 years ago

    Close your door to keep the dog out, put the dog outside, or in a kennel. Just get a ittle corner and make a wall to bloke it up then pu the dog in it.

  5. rindha profile image55
    rindhaposted 7 years ago

    get it another companion.. like another small dog... give it curious toys to play with.. switch on tv for it...give it a ball on a slippery floor smile

  6. jamesbrownbete profile image59
    jamesbrownbeteposted 7 years ago

    Lindajot is right! That's what I am doing.

  7. Seeker7 profile image95
    Seeker7posted 7 years ago

    Hi,

    If your dog is a high energy breed like a Collie, German Shepherd and so on. Make sure they are not only getting enough exercise, but that you are stimulating them mentally as well, bored dogs can be very destructive and attention seeking - playing 'hide-and-go-seek' in the house is a favourite. Sounds daft, but dogs love it.  If they are just looking for attention/or trying to be dominant, after they have had their exercise and play time, then you have to ignore them and this behaviour. They will finally get the message and go and lie down. You will need to repeat this maybe for a few days. If they try to nudge you or sit beside you be gentle but firm and say 'No' and block them with an arm or leg wi but don't give them eye contact. Repeat your actions constantly, whenever you have to, until your dog learns that he/she will get attention when you are ready, not when they demand your time.  Hope this helps.

 
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