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Okay... Now my puppy if biting at the tile floor... I was thinking OCD?

Scraping his teeth on it while walking and licking it.....
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Scraping his teeth on it while walking and licking it.....
At the rescue my pup and his littermates chewed on a linoleum flooring that was tearing loose. Since he has been home he paws at and tries to chew my ceramic tile in the same way. I just tell him no when I catch him at it but he still tries every once in a while. It was just something he learned he could get away with as a baby and hasn't figured out that ceramic tile doesn't work the same way.
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maybe it tastes good? not being sarcastic, just an idea. Or is he teething??

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I would guess he is teething and when he was younger he felt that the floors made his teeth feel good?
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I would guess he is teething and when he was younger he felt that the floors made his teeth feel good?
He's only 8 weeks, he literally just started doing it today... That why I thought it was strange
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maybe it tastes good? not being sarcastic, just an idea. Or is he teething??
Prob teething. It's just weird cause he scrapes his teeth along it and pushes his jaw on it... Like you can hear the sheering in his teeth when he does it
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At the rescue my pup and his littermates chewed on a linoleum flooring that was tearing loose. Since he has been home he paws at and tries to chew my ceramic tile in the same way. I just tell him no when I catch him at it but he still tries every once in a while. It was just something he learned he could get away with as a baby and hasn't figured out that ceramic tile doesn't work the same way.
But he just started doing it today... We were just sitting on the floor and he started licking the tile and scraping his teeth on, honestly looks painful
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I recall one of my pups scratching,"digging" and gnawing on a particular area which was carpeted....thought maybe something was buried under the house....but weeks later after really thinking about it...I discovered I was on the second floor.....oh, the pup eventually quit and I believe I was easily able to distract her into a more productive activity.

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