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|05-06-2014 12:58 PM|
Originally Posted by wolfy dog View Post
|05-06-2014 12:11 PM|
Originally Posted by Ellimaybel View Post
At 10 months of age it has become a serious training issue.
I have never put up with it and sometimes it hasn't been gentle (when I reacted in a reflex). That was actually the last of it.
|05-06-2014 11:56 AM|
|Ellimaybel||How long does this land shark phase last? Gunther is 10 months old and still attacks my husbands ankles.|
|05-06-2014 06:17 AM|
I'm gad i'm not the only one it happens to then
Trouble is if I use the "yelp" that the professionals tell you to do, it just excites him even more and eggs him on! We find that a simple "time out" resets his behavior, it's working very well so far.
I hope all our little carpet sharks calm down on the clothes ripping soon!
|05-06-2014 06:11 AM|
Mine was also a little shark when she arrived at home around 2 years ago. This can sound a bit ridiculous but what it worked with her was every time she used heer teeth against my arm, hand, trusers, etc i imitated the painful sound of a dog when is bitten or injured and immediately stop playing with her leaving the room for 5 minutes and then begin to play again. I also did it in the streets and people looked at me as if was crazy, lol.
This is the way puppies learn to play in a right way
We did this and in less than one week my puppy began to use her mouth in a very very soft way with us.
I hope this help you
|05-06-2014 05:52 AM|
|KayDub||Im glad to see this is a common problem. So it usually ends when they hit the toddler stage per-say? My sable last night during a potty break jumped on me not only pulling my pjs nearly to my ankles but ripping them also! Thank goodness I live on a few hundred acres no neighbors to see it happen. She's always catching the cuffs of my pants going for a ride when I accidentally drag her. They love chasing ankles I've learned.|
|05-01-2014 10:41 AM|
|shemeld135||my pup is crazy for moving leggs haha he has ripped a few of my gf pj's and work slacks! i hope this doesnt last long!|
|05-01-2014 10:26 AM|
Hehe It is a rather good excuse for clothes shopping too :P
No, he honestly catches it by accident sometimes, for example the other night I was just about to give him a treat, but I accidentlly dropped it...he reached down to gobble it up but brushed against my trousers and caught them!
I might hold off on the clothes shopping until he stops ripping things! I would roll my trousers up, but it's rather cold here atm :S Brrr
|05-01-2014 09:43 AM|
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|05-01-2014 02:24 AM|
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