Features March 2012 Issue

How to Train Your Puppy Not to Bite

In every room, keep a stash of dog toys that you can offer your pup at a moment’s notice, as an alternative to biting you!

How to Train Your Puppy Not to Bite

No punching the shark (er, puppy) on the nose. Here are five things to do when your pup bites.

Contained in every puppy’s mouth is a set of amazingly sharp little daggers known as “teeth.” Puppies explore the world with those mouths. Since you are part of your pup’s world, it is inevitable that those sharp little teeth will at some point come in contact with your tender skin during a behavior known as “puppy biting.” It hurts. So what should you do when your puppy bites you, or other family members (including children)?

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