How Can I Teach a 9wk Old Pup to Be Calm **please Stop Laughing at Me!
I have a beautiful 9 week old golden retriever pup named Scout. I got her from a reg. breeder, and she is such a delight. That being said, she's now "woken up" and is not so sleepy, and as a result is VERY rambunctious! I got her to be a family companion dog (I have 3 daughters - 5yrs, 4yrs, 10mths), but mainly to be my companion dog.
I am not quite sure how to go about having her inside without bounding around and jumping on the kids! I definately don't want to relegate her to the back yard (so NOT what I want to do), so I am seeking advice from experienced dog owners. How do I teach Scout that it's not ok to jump, bounce, zoom, chase & mouth the kids and cats? How do I teach her that when she's inside she is to be calm, and she can be as mad as a hatter outside?
Thanks in advance and anticipation of your wisdom
Also, here's a pic of the little devil / angel:
Human Babies: Baylee, Kaiden & Piper
Fur Babies: Shai, Diego & Scout