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Why it is Important to Break a Puppy’s Biting Habit

Why it is Important to Break a Puppy’s Biting Habit

When you own a puppy, it doesn’t take long to discover that mouthing and biting are a regular behavior that they seem to pick up from the very start. It is also a behavior that you should expect to have to try to stop as soon as you possibly can. Remember that puppies grow very […]
Understanding Why Your Puppy Bites

Understanding Why Your Puppy Bites

Biting is a behavior that is universal to all puppies. That said, it is also one that is highly undesirable and that you will need to take specific action to eliminate. This is because while a biting puppy may seem cute, a biting dog can be destructive and even dangerous. It is much easier to […]
Training is Key to Breaking Your Puppy’s Biting Habit

Training is Key to Breaking Your Puppy’s Biting Habit

When you bring your sweet, fuzzy little puppy home, the odds are that you’ve already been thinking about how you will be training your new pet… eventually. Obedience training, with commands such as sit, down, and come, are what typically comes to mind for most new dog owners when they think about the word “training”. […]
Tips You Can Use to Stop Your Puppy From Biting

Tips You Can Use to Stop Your Puppy From Biting

When you have adopted a puppy, along with housetraining and teaching your dog how to be a good member of the family, you also have to make sure that your pup learns not to bite. There is a great deal of information available on this topic, but many of the techniques are conflicting and can […]
Using Dog Toys to Teach Your Puppy Not to Bite

Using Dog Toys to Teach Your Puppy Not to Bite

One of the more common methods that owners are beginning to use to teach their dogs not to bite people is through a technique that involves their toys. The main problem that many owners face in training their dogs not to bite is that they don’t realize that this means that no form of biting […]
Teach Your Puppy Not to Bite Through Proper Socialization

Teach Your Puppy Not to Bite Through Proper Socialization

Socialization is highly important to your puppy as it helps it to develop a better understanding of how it should behave, and to be more comfortable with people and other animals so that it understands what is expected of it. Socialization helps your dog to comprehend that people and dogs are not necessarily threats, and […]
The Impact of Play Biting on Your Puppy’s Behavior

The Impact of Play Biting on Your Puppy’s Behavior

When you adopt a puppy, the fact is that – without exception – that puppy will bite. Indeed, the issue is not terribly serious when the puppy is still small (though the little needle teeth aren’t always fun when they’re tearing your possessions, your clothing, or piercing your skin – but it is important to […]
Establish Your Role As Leader To Stop Puppy Biting

Establish Your Role As Leader To Stop Puppy Biting

Puppies bite for all different kids of reasons. Sometimes it is in play, while other times it may be an act of aggression. The reality is, however, that no form of puppy biting – regardless of the motive – is something you should ever encourage. When a pup is allowed to get away with biting […]
Stop Puppy Biting During Play By Teaching Your Dog It’s Not Fun to Bite

Stop Puppy Biting During Play By Teaching Your Dog It’s Not Fun to Bite

Puppies are very cute and adorable, but their sweet looks and need for affection isn’t the only thing you will associate with your pup. The reason is as soon as you begin to play with your new companion, you will quickly discover that it likes to bite. The problem is, while biting is really only […]
Stop Puppy Biting With These Three Tips

Stop Puppy Biting With These Three Tips

Like many other dog owners, you may have been looking for ways to stop your puppy from biting. During your research, you might have come across various methods and suggestions that conflict with one another, leaving you to wonder what advice you should take. The following are three tips you can keep in mind that […]