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I have a cross-breed terrier, 1 year old. When I come home from work, she immediately pees with joy. What should I do? At first, I was not paying attention to it, thinking that she will grow up and stop doing this, but now she is already big and still continues it.

Merci.
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You really just need to ignore her....When you come in, do NOT greet her. This was the advice of our vet for our dog with the same problem...... IT took a while and it was hard to do , but it worked!
Good luck!
AnonymousYou really just need to ignore her....When you come in, do NOT greet her. This was the advice of our vet for our dog with the same problem...... IT took a while and it was hard to do , but it worked!
I'm not good at dogs... but doesn't it mean that the dog will stop feeling happy when it greets you? Ie you don't show you like it, the dog stops feeling glad either. Emotion: thinking But I don't deny it might be a good way to stop that bad habit.
Lauren -- this form of training will actually make the dog more secure. dogs are natural pack animals. your dog should view you as the "alpha dog" and therefore respect you. many dog owners confuse their dogs when they come in the door and immediately greet their dogs with extreme enthusiasm. (i.e. "OMG! Molly! I missed you so much too! I know baby, I missed you! Mommy missed you!")

The reason that this confuses and upsets dogs (causing them to pee) is because the owner is making the dog very nervous. A greeting like this would not happen in the natural world. In the "dog world" when the alpha dogs come back from a hunt, they do not even acknowledge the lesser members of the pack. The submissive dogs come up to the leaders and grovel, lick their muzzles, etc.

Humans confuse their dogs by being extremely confused when they come in the door. The majority of dogs do not WANT to be the leader; they want their human to be the leader. Unfortunately many people do not understand how to "speak dog" and they send their dogs gray messages.

The peeing that this dog is exhibiting is probably caused by stress and confusion. By ignoring the dog until they calm down you are actually promoting a healthy relationship. This relationship can be strengthened by taking obedience classes and learning how to be a good leader to your dog.