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post #1 of (permalink) Old 01-05-2014, 11:09 PM Thread Starter
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Question Almost 11 months and still biting

Hi all,

Thanks in advance to anyone taking the time to reply. I have searched the forum and found very similar posts. Everyones situation is at least a little different so I thought I would post my own thread anyway.

My boy Kaiser, will be 11 months on the 22nd Jan. Wow that went quick.

He has completed basic obedience training (can sit, lay down, wait for food, shake etc.) Still working on his recall!

We exercise him regularly. We are lucky enough to have a big backyard, more than enough room to play fetch. I take him for 2 x walks a ay. He has plenty of dog toys laying around and plenty of suitable things to chew on.

The main issue we are still having is we cant seem to get him to stop biting us. Mainly on the hands. He does this without it being instigated by us in any way. We are constantly re-directing him to a toy or something else suitable to chew on. We also have got into the habit of separating him from us until he calms down (like a timeout). Quite often he will also begin snarling and snapping his teeth at us when he gets a bit to excited.

This kind of behavior is only occurring at home. When we are out of the house he is very well behaved and friendly with strangers. He is very territorial at home, so I guess this may have something to do with how he behaves there. For example if i invite someone he doesn't know into the home he will be in kill mode for a while until he settles down.

Any advice/help greatly appreciated.
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