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Q. My boyfriend"s dog pushes past me, jumps over things (no matter how tall) , and through things just to get to him. He jumps up and chases his master,n

Answered By
KATIE SHANNON

A. I am a little unclear of what your specific question is but if you are wondering why the dog does this, I would say its likely a training issue and/or has some separation issues. I would recommend getting this dog signed up for some obedience classes (its extra helpful if you and your BF go together and work with the dog) to work on his handling issues. While you are there a trainer would be better able to provide you with pointers as to the cause and how to counteract this behavior.


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