4 Puppy Biting Survival Strategies

Nipping, mouthing, teething - whatever you call it, here's how to get past this puppy developmental phase in one piece.

Your puppy's biting stage (or mouthing) can be a frustrating and painful time for you, his guardian and trainer. The following is a list of ways to keep your skin, clothes, and other possessions intact while your puppy grows through the nipping phase. Puppies explore with their mouths, which nature has equipped with rows of teeny-tiny hole-punchers. It’s no fun being at the receiving end of a bitey pup. It hurts! It’s no wonder that the leading complaint from puppy owners is “How do I stop him from biting?”

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