December 5, 2009

How To Stop Puppies From Biting


If you’re a new puppy owner, one of the things you may not be prepared for is puppies biting.  All puppies bite, though.  It’s a question of how much, how often and why.  Let’s look at some of the reasons for puppies biting and also how to control the problem.

Reason 1 – Separated Too Young:

In the litter, puppies learn a lot about biting.  They learn what to bite, how hard to bite and when not to bite.  Playing with their brothers and sisters and hearing them yelp if they bite too hard teaches puppies when enough is enough.  The problem is that, these days, people aren’t careful about when they take a puppy away from its litter.  A puppy should ideally be at least ten weeks old before it’s separated from its mother and litter.


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