Originally Posted by Jim Bennett
I find it WAY easier to train the dog to stay off furniture unless given permission to come up. As with other training, a bit of work during the first couple months of their life, allows for many years of enjoyable coexistence.
It just seems easier than a life time of working around the issue.
Works for dogs, not so much with wives.
Mine encourages the dogs to lay on the dinette to stay out of her way.