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Out of control with visitors!
My Jack is 5 years old and has matured in a lot of ways, BUT she is terrible when we have visitors. She jumps all over them continuously. Even when I gain the smallest amount of control (which is rare) the minute the person moves, gets up, or we look like we have stopped focusing on her she's right back at it. She is so intense and persistent. It doesn't stop the entire time they are there whether it's 5 min. or 5 hrs.
We don't even have people come very often for this reason. So much of our time is spent trying to keep the dog from mauling them it's just not worth it because we cannot visit with them in peace. I have tried distracting her with treats, being firm and making her sit/stay~ which again needs contant attention to keep her there. I've put her on a leash which makes her whine. I used to remove her and put her in a crate, but this seems to be just avoiding the issue when she needs to learn how to greet visitors. It doesn't help anyway since when i think she has calmed down and I let her out she goes right back to acting the same way. people don't even want to come because of how she acts.
I know she hasn't had enough exposure to visitors,but I really need to get this under control or she never will. Does anyone else have this problem and how did you fix it?