Introduction to Puppy Biting Survival1 minute read
If you've never had a puppy before, the amount of biting and nipping can come as a shock.
And the intensity! Some days it probably feels like you're raising a baby Velociraptor whose favorite chew toys are your hands and ankles.
The first thing to understand is, yes, this is normal. We know that because it's easily the most frequent topic people ask us about at Harper.
The second thing is (I assume you're a "bad news" first person?), there isn't a whole lot you can do to completely stop it.
The third thing is, they will grow out of it! And in the meantime, there's a lot you can do to decrease the amount of biting and make it more manageable.
That's what this course is all about.
In this Puppy Biting Survival Course, we'll first show you the best ways to manage the biting so that it doesn't drive you insane. Then, we'll show you how to use physical and mental stimulation to decrease how frequently your puppy bites.
What Your Pup Will Learn
- How to go from an overaroused state to a calm state
- What is appropriate to chew on and what's not appropriate to chew on
- Various skills like coming when called, tug, place, and playing with other pups
- Impulse control
What You Will Learn
- How to calm your pup when he's overexcited
- What to do when you've tried everything but, in this particular moment, the biting just won't stop
- How to exercise your puppy to get some energy out
- How to work your puppy's mind to distract him from the urge to bite