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Crazy Puppy Biting: Is Your Puppy Crazy?

IStarr wrote to me about crazy puppy biting.  It’s a question that many new puppy owners ask: “Is My Puppy Crazy?” Crazy Puppy Biting She writes: “We have a 9 week old olde English bulldog. He, for part of the day will be manageable, but at times for long periods of time he goes crazy, […]

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My Dog Bites Me

I went for a walk in downtown San Rafael a couple of weeks ago and saw a man walking a Siberian Husky. When his dog saw us, he started flailing around at the end of the leash and barking, hysterically. I asked this man why he put up with such behavior from his dog? After […]

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How To Stop Dog Biting When A Stray Dog Confronts Your Dog

So, you’re living overseas and you’ve encountered a stray dog while taking your own dog for a walk. And you’re wondering: “How do I stop the other dog from biting my dog?” Yes– it is your responsibility to keep other dogs away from your dog. And it’s especially unfair to ask your dog to stay […]

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Dealing With Dog Biting and Aggression

Vellsworth writes to me about dog biting and aggression: There is no consistent ‘mitigating pattern’ to his dog aggression – first time he jumped up and drew a drop of blood from a man’s inner thigh, a man with a leg prosthesis (other dogs also went for this ‘wounded animal’ – Skippy was immediately leashed […]

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Training Your Puppy To Stop Biting His Leash

Cokersmoses writes to me about puppy training to teach your puppy to stop biting the leash: Hi Adam, On a past post you gave the following puppy training advice with a older puppy biting their leash: The easiest way is to use a leather leash, and then just pull the leash fast, across (and out […]

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How Do I Stop My Older Dog From Biting?

You need to learn how to give a motivational correction. You should first properly size and fit a pinch collar and tab (a 3/4′ leash) on the dog, and anytime he bites, give him a “pop/tug” and “release” on the leash (tab). I can guarantee you that your dog will not continue to do a […]

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My Puppy Is Biting Me, What Should I Do?

The answer to this question really depends on how old your puppy is. Many dog training books advocate the infamous “Alpha roll,” where you roll the puppy over and pin him on his back. Don’t pin him… even though the mother dog may do this… WHEN she does it and HOW she does it are […]

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My Dog Was Accused Of Biting – A Dog Training Letter From One Of Our Readers

“Adam, I read your article about losing one’s insurance policy and have to agree with you about discrimination. I lost my home owners [insurance] and my dog because of this. My German Shepherd mix was accused of biting a 5 year old boy. Because he was ‘accused,’ we lost our insurance and had 10 days […]

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Rosie's Thoughts On How To Stop Puppies Biting

Puppies love to bite. They do it naturally but it is something that they must be taught not to do. This needs to be addressed while they are young because dog bites can lead to all sorts of problems including legal action. It may seem fun and funny to have a puppy biting but a […]

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Stop My Dog From Whining

So you have a problem with a whining dog? It is not unusual for people to have problems, particularly with puppies whining all day long. Most puppies will outgrow this behavior. They generally whine for two reasons: For attention and when they are anxious. If they want attention, they will continue to whine if that […]

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Should You Correct A Puppy With A Pinch Collar

My husband and I recently purchased a white German Shepherd. She is 12 weeks old today and quite a handful. Sometimes she can be so sweet, but other times she is actually quite vicious. Well, I don’t know if vicious is the right word, but when I tell her “No!” she just gets more agitated […]

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Stop Dog Biting and Barking

[DogProblems.com] “Stop Dog Biting and Barking” … Dogproblems.com Dog Training Tips Newsletter IN THIS ISSUE: “Stop Dog Biting and Barking” … (A Free Tip From Our Dog Training Discussion Forum) ————————————————- Copyright 2009 by Browning Direct, Inc. All Rights Reserved. ————————————————- “Stop Dog Biting and Barking” … (A Free…

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Ankle Biting

I have a five month-old Maltese and I’m having a problem with him nipping at my ankles and pulling on my pant legs. Also could I use a pinch collar on him? He only weighs 4lbs. Thanks for any help you can give me. Regards, Marie Dear Marie, By biting your ankles and pulling your […]

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Body Language Before Dog Bites

Mark writes: After catching up on doggy email, I’ve noticed your reference to submissive posture. Your book helped more than a professional trainer I hired for my adopted Golden. We went through biting and  dominance issues. The problem I am having now is I still do not trust him 100%. When he bit there really wasn’t any […]

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The Dog Bite Prevention E-book

Why do so many dogs get euthanized when their owners could have taught them not to bite in just seven simple steps? “Warning To All Dog Owners: Don’t Be A Victim Of Aggressive Dog Bites… Get The Facts From 7 Top Dog Trainers/Behaviorists and Learn How To Prevent Dog Bites Or Even Teach Your Dog […]

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