How to Stop Your Puppy From Biting

How to Stop Your Puppy From Biting. Teaching your puppy to stop biting requires
consistency and hard work. Save your fingers from future pain by training
your dog at a young age that biting and chewing is bad behavior. You will need Fast hands Dog treats and consistency. Step 1. Sit on the floor with your puppy and play. Bring their attention to your hands by tapping
the floor in front of them and wiggling your fingers. Don’t scare your dog by tapping their face. Teasing might cause them to instinctively
bite out of self-defense. Step 2. Loudly and sharply yell “Ow!” when your puppy
bites you too hard. Quickly pull your hands away and immediately
stop playing. Step 3. Play with your puppy again after a few minutes
have passed. Again, draw attention to your hands, and see
if they bite. Step 4. Offer a treat or other reward if your puppy
doesn’t bite your hand, and continue playing with them. Step 5. Yell “Ow!” again if they bite you. Then turn away and ignore the dog or put them
in a designated time-out spot. Wait 20 to 30 seconds before turning to them
and trying again. Choose a “time-out” spot for your dog, like
a small room away from people, toys, and other animals; use this spot as a means of punishment. Never hit your dog to punish them. Step 6. Be consistent in your training, practicing
in short, 15-minute bursts of time as often as you can. Your dog will quickly learn that biting is
a quick way to bring an end to the fun. Did you know Like humans, dogs have two sets
of teeth — baby teeth and adult teeth. Around four months old, a puppy’s baby teeth
start to fall out and their adult teeth grow in.

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