Using Socialization To Help Stop Puppy Biting

Socialization is an important feature in any young puppy’s life because it is essential for open-minded young dogs to understand that other dogs do not pose a threat. It also enables them to learn how to play properly without causing harm to other dogs and people alike. It can help to reinforce the message that you have been teaching to stop puppy biting, especially if done within a confined and controlled environment.

To many people, socializing a dog takes place in the local park or on a familiar walk route but if you want to effectively stop puppy biting then it should be introduced in a controlled environment with qualified trainers and experienced dog owners on hand to help keep the atmosphere light and prevent any flash points that may occur. By ensuring that your puppy is well supervised, you can also learn to Read more

Using Toys To Stop Puppy Biting

puppy toysMany owners that have recently begun to train a puppy and have read up on what to do and what not to do may be forgiven for thinking that it is necessary to stop puppy biting completely. After all, there is so much conflicting advice out there that it is difficult not to believe that to stop puppy biting completely is the only way to Read more

Stop Puppy Biting

playbiteYou’ll want to stop puppy biting as soon as it starts to prevent your dog from thinking this type of behavior is acceptable.  It is natural for puppies to freely and frequently use their mouths on anything and everyone they come in contact with.  This is because it is through their taste and their teeth they learn and experience.  Biting is also how they communicate, play and test their fellow litter mates.  However, even if this is part of their instincts, that doesn’t mean you should allow it.

You can stop puppy biting by putting one or more of the following techniques into practice.

Yelp – As soon as your puppy’s teeth come in contact with your skin give a sharp, high-pitched cry of pain and quickly snatch your hand away.  Read more

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