How To Calm An Overactive Dog
A over- active dog is always jumping up on people or furniture, barks or whines excessively, destructively chews furniture and other property or, constantly runs around at top speed. This behaviour almost always stems from two causes. Insufficient exercise and under stimulation.
1. Exercise is the key
Regularly take your dog for long walks - a short daily walk is not enough
2. Burning Energy
If your dog socializes well with other dogs and you are lucky enough to have a dog park nearby then take your dog there and let him burn some energy playing with other dogs.
3. daily Training.
Introduce daily obedience training.
4. ignore unruly Behavior
What Can You Do About An Overactive Dog
5. don't Touch The Dog
When your dog is behaving badly, don't touch him or make eye contact eith him.
6. display calm energy around your dog,
Display calm energy around your dog. If you get excited, your dog is more likely to get excited
7. confine your dog.
When you are away from the house use a crate or gates to confine your dog.This will help prevent destructive behavior.
8. Provide stimulation for your Dog.
Get a Kong or similar feeder to keep keep your dog amused when he is going to be left alone.
9. provide a variety of distractions
Give your dog toys to play with including chewy toys
10. If all else fails
If increasing your dog’s daily activity and making sure he isn’t bored hasn’t resulted in a calmer dog, it is worth visiting a veterinarian to check if there is a medical reason for the problem