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The shaker is a great idea. Turning your back on them until they sit works well sometimes. I don't like the water spray technique - I went to a training class where the trainer kept spraying dogs everytime they barked and everytime she did it I thought if she does that to Flo I will take the spray off her and spray her in the face. Needless to say we stopped going to that group. Watch out with the shaker that it doesn't scare an already timid dog into submissive urination whenever someone visits!!!!!!

Now I'm no expert but I think that jumping up can be just because they are friendly but it can also be something a submissive dog will do as an act of appeasement - submissive dogs lick the corners of top dogs mouths(I've seen Flo do this and she also also rolls over readily if a larger, older dog comes up to her) and jumping up is a way of trying to get to your face/mouth to appease/befriend you.
 

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With Rosie, I think the reason is a bit more basic - she jumps on the dinner table because it is a child-sized table and so the food is tantalisingly close to her and she jumps up at the kids because they are normally going bananas around her and getting her over-excited.

I'm going to try not feeding the kids at their little table any more, but trying to get them to calm down around her is impossible, so I will try separating them when she gets too excitable (sometimes I think that even the best-trained dog would jump up at the kids, when they are chasing her around the garden and running away with her toys etc) and will try using the shaker at all other times.

She's not timid at all really - she does have a bit of leakiness when my husband gets home in the evening (he feels like a rock star - she pees with excitement and then rolls over at his feet and shows him her lady bits!) but she's never like that with me and the kids. It's definitely an excited jumping up - she then bounds around the place and bows down and races off to get a toy, then races back over and jumps up again. The only time I've seen her properly submissive was when we took her to meet my sister's dog yesterday, at my sister's house and Oscar gave the biggest, deepest growl I've ever heard when she came bounding over! She immediately crouched down and then rolled on her side to let him know she wasn't going to be taking the matter any further!
Maybe your hubby doesn't mind if she wees then rolls over but... When your husband gets in he should completely ignore her - soooo difficult. That's what I do with Flo - I walk straight past her, even when she's bouncing all over the place and ignore her for 5 minutes until she has calmed down.
 
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