Puppy biting is normal but not a habit you want to continue! You can minimize puppy biting by meeting their needs. Start managing teething with things like different types of chew toys 🦴 , exercise 🏃 and mental enrichment activities! Here are some tips:
- Use a toy – substitute a chew-bone or toy to keep the puppy occupied
- Teach bite inhibition – start by allowing biting of your hand, and when it becomes painful, yelp and make a big deal. When they are gentle, reward them with a treat
- Get a puppy playmate – find them some young buddies to burn of en energy with, like a puppy training class.yowling when urinating, or avoiding urination completely
If your puppy is biting or aggressive in response to touching them somewhere, maybe they are in pain or distress – call us on 0999 885 1219 / 035 528 5015 or message us on Facebook.
Remember, all profits from Waggin Tails Vet Clinic go directly to the Dumaguete Animal Sanctuary to help them with the financial burden of saving strays in Dumaguete.