Learning how to stop or prevent your dog from biting is an essential skill for every responsible dog owner. We have all seen the various news reports about a family member, or a member of the public being mauled by a dog. Responsible dog owners know they have an obligation as part of their dog training to stop or prevent biting.
The earlier you start this process then the easier it will be to succeed. In the ideal world, you would do this when your dog is a puppy and there are many great books, training methods, and DVD instructional videos available to help you achieve that outcome.
When dogs are puppies or in the first year they are playful and also like humans start to have teething problems. One of the big mistakes many dog owners make is to let them bite down on their hands or grab hold of the end of an old jumper or clothing.
This is a huge mistake as the dog then believes that this type of behavior is acceptable and will continue on with it believing that it is ok to do tcontinue reading