If there is one thing that we would be sharing with each other when it comes to dogs, that would be how we see them in general – wonderful, loving, loyal and just plain adorable. And yet, even if they are the cutest thing on earth for us, there is no ignoring of the fact that this cutest thing on earth can also turn into the dirtiest and smelliest creature for us due to their very active disposition and of course, their being slobbery and hairy is something to not to deny as well. And of course, no one would want all the negative adjectives we have just mentioned a while ago to be present on their couch, most especially their couch is newly bought or has sentimental value to them. Yes, it is true that almost all of us have dogs and are dog lovers but, this does not mean that we already want to lay on the filth left by our dogs on our couch. Although it is true that keeping animals off the furniture that we have is quite tricky of an endeavor however, we need to still do our best in effectively and successfully keeping them off of it. In doing so, we have listed down below some very effective ways on how you will be able to keep your dog’s off of your couch.
If you have a puppy, this is the best time for you to train them not to lay on your couch since they are still not familiar with their environment and of course, there is no way for them to reach your couch with their small stature. It has been advised by experts that the best time to start training your dog would be from the moment you have brought them home when they were still pups as this stage in their life, they will easily understand and know the things that are not suitable for them as well as those that are off limits to them. In addition to that, being the owner, it is already you own discretion to take necessary precaution on where you should cuddle and play with them. You can say that it is much comfier on your end to cuddle and love your dog on your couch however, playing and petting with them while sitting on the floor also serve as a big help in laying the groundwork and immediately establish the fact that the couch is not for them to be with at.
Another way for you to be able to keep your dog’s off the couch is to make them want to lay on the floor.