Young dogs learn to explore the world with their mouths since they don’t have hands that they can grab things with. Often, this inevitably leads to a puppy nipping or biting at anything that comes near its face, particularly parts of people, as well as to destroying anything around the house it can get its teeth on.
While it can be cute when a tiny puppy tries to do it, it’s an important habit to break because nipping and destructive chewing are two the biggest reasons that adult dogs wind up abandoned in shelters once the cute factor wears off.
Andre Millan dropped in on Dog Psychology Center trainer Todd Langston for some tips and advice on how to stop your puppy’s unwanted nipping and chewing. Watch below!
Have you successfully fixed your puppy’s biting or chewing problem? Let us know what you did in the comments below!