Training sit-stays and down-stays near doors without guests present. Use treats, praise, toys. Repeat often for reinforcement.
Practice sit-stays at different doors and locations with guests too. Use treats, praise, toys. Consistency is key for success.
Leash by door for guests, avoid dog jumping. Lead to another room if needed. Manage behavior, no rewards for jumping.
Prepare with leash by door, prevent dog jumping on guests. Train with mock guest to ensure success.
Ignore and remove attention for dog's jumping. Use leash, ask to sit-stay. If they jump, say 'no!' Guest ignores till calm.
Reward calm sitting, not jumping. Dog learns to sit calmly. Less jumping, more sitting over time.
Behavior solutions vary with dogs. Consistent use of techniques is crucial. Involve everyone at home using the same approach.
Patience is key. One dog may take weeks, another months. Train together with the same methods for success. Avoid confusion.