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How to Keep Your Dog From Humping

Is Humping a Sign of Dominance or a Symptom of Frustration? (Originally published in different form at PsychologyToday.com on July 22, 2011.) The simplest way to stop a dog from humping is to redirect the energy behind this undesirable behavior into biting a toy or bone or other acceptable object. If that tidbit of information isn't enough to satisfy your curiosity, read on. I'll explain things in more detail! In a 2011 article at PsychologyToday.com Dr. Stanley Coren explains why dogs hump. He says the behavior has nothing to do with sex; it's all about showing dominance. Since dogs don't just mount humans and other dogs, but will also hump their toys, pillows, and blankets, it seems unli


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