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Puppy biting... Hints and tips to help
I know we have this in other places, but the threads have gotten a bit long with everyones comments so putting the tips in this one place.
ClickerSolutions Training Articles --
Bite Inhibition Training | Karen Pryor Clickertraining
Got Puppy Nipping? Take the Clicker Approach | Karen Pryor Clickertraining
Long link that you can add to... http://www.germanshepherds.com/forum...nhibition.html
What IS recommended is the following:
And you know it's enough when the pup comes back in the house and goes immediately to it's bed to crash for hours. This will guarantee some relief.
Exercise is NOT letting my dog out in the yard alone. It is NOT having my other dog entertain my puppy. It's ME putting the puppy in the car and training, hiking, canoeing, swimming, until that pup is exhausted.
The other part of this is
Means we have to interact and TEACH our puppy to WANT TO PLAY WITH US................and in an APPROPRIATE WAY. We know WE are doing it right when the puppy starts bringing a toy to us and we know to STOP IN OUR TRACKS to play with them for a while. Cause they will learn that toy=play and biting does NOT = play. And all the puppy wants is TO PLAY.
How many hours a week are you doing 'engagement' training like this:
‪Cindy Training Endy, our New 8 Week old Puppy from Michael Ellis‬‏ - YouTube" target="_blank">‪Cindy Training Endy, our New 8 Week old Puppy from Michael Ellis‬‏ - YouTube
‪Lindsey Sommer Working Engagement Training with Her Puppy‬‏ - YouTube" target="_blank">‪Lindsey Sommer Working Engagement Training with Her Puppy‬‏ - YouTube
‪Michael Ellis Talks on Playing Tug with Young Puppies‬‏ - YouTube" target="_blank">‪Michael Ellis Talks on Playing Tug with Young Puppies‬‏ - YouTube
‪Michael Ellis: Tugging with puppies‬‏ - YouTube" target="_blank">‪Michael Ellis: Tugging with puppies‬‏ - YouTube
Another great link with information:
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