One of the primary ways that puppies communicate and explore the world is with their mouths. So how do you stop your puppy from biting?
It’s common for puppy owners to experience “biting” or “nipping”, many wonder what to do and if this is a sign of larger behavioral issue.
While many of us love our puppies like they are our own children, we have to remember they are not humans and therefore they do not think like humans. One of the primary ways that puppies communicate and explore the world is with their mouths. It is almost always the case that your puppy is not biting you with the intention of hurting you but instead they are communicating, feeling and trying to learn more about their world. Puppies also experience a teething process that can last up to six months, so it may be that your puppy is simply seeking comfort. So how do you stop your puppy from biting?
Here are a few insights into why puppies bite:
We hope you find this insight useful, and the tips offer you some alternatives to try with your puppy the next time they are being feisty. You may always email us for training requests and we will do our best to help.