Puppies love to play rough and tumble and biting is a part of that play. However, when they grow up biting is no longer acceptable and potentially dangerous. Training your Pitbull not to bite is a process you can undertake successfully at home. This is a guide about training a Pitbull to not bite.
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I would suggest contacting The Dog Whisperer, Cesar Millan. He is in Los Angeles. He has many Pits and would certainly know what to do. He has books and DVDs, also. His show is on NatGeo Wild every day. I hope this will help you.
Source: NatGeo Wild, The Dog Whisperer, Cesar Millan
By Barbara from Oceanside, CA
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Here are questions related to Training a Pitbull to Not Bite.
My boyfriend and I have had this blue nose Pitbull since he was a baby. Now he is almost 4 years old and he has bitten me twice within the past 2 years. The last bite almost caused me to lose my arm. I still want to be with my boyfriend, but I don't like the dog anymore and he's' still in the house.
His mom lives with him and she spoils the dog like a child and he stays in the house. I cared for him while he was a baby and I don't understand why he bites me when I cared for him more than my boyfriend during his younger years. And I don't understand why the police did not put him down. I want to remain in a relationship with my boyfriend, but I don't want the dog.
It is so hard to say what may have caused this dog to bite you. There is a lot of very irresponsible breeding with pits. Too bad, it has been a great breed and I am sure many still are. You could take a chance trying this or that, but it seems to me the stakes are too high. They would be for me. If your boyfriend has made no effort to protect you by getting rid of the dog, you need to have a tough talk with him. Perhaps Mom would like to get her own place and take the dog with her. Sadly, we can live with and love someone and still not really know them. Your boyfriend has a chance to show you his character. When he does, believe him and act accordingly. Do what you need to do. You are worth it.
I've had my Shar pei/Pitbull puppy since he was 8 weeks old and from then on I stressed how important it was to not let him bite. My fiancee and I went out and got him ropes and treats because he was starting to bite. He is 14 weeks now and he is starting to draw blood and bite harder and bark at our hands.
My mom's friend came over and was rough housing with him and letting him bite and bark. I'm afraid I'm going to have to get rid of him. He was a wonderful when he was younger and was good. Now he doesn't listen, he barks, he bites, and he is scratching now. I've tried saying no sternly, avoiding him til he behaved, put him in his kennel til he settled down, and my mom doesn't know what to do so she grabs his jaw spanks him and says no biting.
I love my puppy, but this biting thing may lead me to giving him up or my mom just taking him to the pound. My fiancee wants to get him a muzzle and I want to be able to trust my puppy especially because I may be pregnant and I have a 6 year old nephew. I need to know how to get him to be good and stop biting.
By Samantha B.
Aw he is so cute! All of the pit crosses have this teething play biting not minding being snotty problem.
Never roughhouse with a pup it makes them misbehave. Then any hand looks like a play toy to the pup.
I always would take the pup by the scruff gently and raise him up and look at him and say no. His upper feet would be off the ground but his back feet would be on the ground. I have found a firm shake to the scruff and a no with a mean growly voice usually works. Don't praise once he has calmed down, just let the quiet be the praise. Here are some other tips:
Here is a bit of help from leerburg.com
Fear Aggression in Puppies Video
Stopping Puppy Biting Behavior Video
Here is an excellent pit bull resource site on training:
Hope this helps, and if you do rehome him make sure you charge a fee for it!
My APBT is currently 8 months old and I have had her since she was 6 weeks old. During this time we have moved three times. Initially, we lived in a situation where she got to play with a few different dogs and see various people. While playing with these animals, she would play normally and occasionally act dominant but never aggressively or too rough. She would not jump or nip at people except my 10 year old nephew who would play roughly with her.
Soon after this, we moved in with my parents. My parents spoiled her by not enforcing rules and letting her play roughly with them. After discussing this with them, they stopped for the most part but it seemed the damage was done because she now thought it was okay to jump on people and nip at them.
Since then, we have moved into a complex with a roommate. The complex contains many people and animals. She will listen to me when we are alone with only the occasional challenge. However, when we are walking and she sees a person or another dog, she gets really excited, stops listening to me, and tries to pull to get to the person/dog. On the occasions that she does meet someone new (or old for that matter) she will jump on them and nip at them. She does not do this with me, but she does it with everyone else! It makes me nervous that she may hurt someone because she does not realize she is being so rough. She also now plays too roughly with the dogs she was initially socialized around. I just want her to act more calm around everyone else like she does with me. Any advice?
By Mary C.
Part of the problem is her age, but you are wise to get a handle on this early. She is a good age for some obedience training. If that and some growing up doesnt solve the problem, your trainer may have good ideas on other avenues to pursue. Good for you for knowing to nip this in the bud.
I have a 7 month old Pit Bull. She keeps play biting my 14yr old daughter. I have tried everything to stop her but she won't stop. My daughter is the only person she does this to.
Possibly, you are seen as master but your daughter may not, so pup thinks it can play rougher with her. It might be a good idea to have your daughter take it to a puppy class to assert her role in the family.
*fot the haters* I was mauled by a cocker spaniel when I was 8. Cocker spaniels aren't bad, his owners were. I repeat - HIS OWNERS were to blame - as in - it was their fault.
Take responsibility, dont blame the dog, train it.
There is some great advice in this thread, but please please don't listen to the haters. Scary stories about "I knew a guy who knew a guy who got bit" don't belong here, honest advice about how to train a perfectly good puppy does.
Good luck with your pup and give it a cuddle for me.
I am at the end of my rope. This is our second Pit (our first was hit by a car at 1 year). BeBe is 14 weeks old and I can not get her to stop biting my hands, feet, legs, and she pulls on my pants leg. I have tried "NO", I have pushed her away, tried to ignore her, tried to give her chew toys when she tries to bite me or chew on my clothes. She has gotten where she barks at me and is getting to be aggressive toward me. I am the primary caregiver and I love her and want her, but she is really getting to be a handful.
By Bonnie W. from La Grange, NC
I don't agree with punishing the puppy, other than saying "NO!" firmly. Gently put her in another room for a few minutes when you can't get her to stop, just long enough for her to calm down. When you get her out, ask her to sit, and reward her with little training treats. It will make you crazy at first, but soon she'll understand that when she does that, she is deprived of the one thing she wants most: your company.
Take her out for walks, play with her in the back yard, take her to the dog park. She'll become the dog you knew she could be. And think about hiring a trainer.
We have a 5 month old Pit/Lab. We got him a month ago. He had no training. I've gotten him house broken, but we can't get him to stop biting us. He draws blood and is barking at every noise. I need hep fast. He is my baby.
By Judie from Clinton, IL
First of all, stop treating him like your "baby." If you treat him like a baby, he will think he is your boss and try to boss you around by biting you. You must make him understand that YOU are the boss. Don't let him sit in your lap, keep him off the furniture. Keep his head below yours. Don't talk baby-talk to him. Make him wait to eat. It sounds harsh, but it is a system that dogs understand. You must stop treating him like a baby. He's a dog.
How do I get my American Pitbull five week old puppy to stop biting my two year old when she tries to play with it?
By Sally from Austin, TX
Sally I come form Australia and own a Pit bull and over my life have owned many other dogs. Also pit bulls are not banned. Having children of my own who have grown up with dogs. The golden rule is never allow a small children to play with a dog or puppy because small children unknowingly hurt of stir natural play instincts which a small child cannot handle. But another dog would enjoy. With the chewing run intervention tell the pup No! while holding your finger up you may have to do this a lot and offer other things to chew on toy ropes chew food etc.
Always correct behavior and offer praise Good dog. I would highly recommend dog training as soon as possible as Pit bulls need kind but very firm handling. Pit bulls love to chew so offer as many different things as you can. Also please never leave your dog alone in the yard with children or even with adults they do not know. I have done this with all the dogs I have owned it is a good safety precaution and can save heartache.
I just got a Pit Bull/Boxer mix pup. He was 6 weeks old. I have had him for about 3-4 weeks now and his aggression and biting is getting to be too much, especially with my 5 year old son. I have tried smacking his mouth, giving him a firm NO, newspaper against my hand to make loud noise to stop him, putting him in his cage after disciplining him, he just doesn't stop. He goes right back at it. He also gets spiteful when you yell at him for the biting and put him in his cage. He goes in and pees. Any suggestion how to calm his aggression?
By Mimi from east coast
By Robyn Fed12/18/2011
As an add on to my last post. The puppy is not being spiteful. When he pees in his house after being yelled at, which is not the way to train a AST, he is showing fear and submission from your yelling at him AST's love their humans and want to make them happy.
Make sure you make sure the wire crate is huge and has a soft mat. Put lots of new chew toys and treats in there. Never never, never put him in his den for punishment at all ever ever ever ever. The wire den crate must be a place of fun and joy and rewards, a place to go and calm down, etc. but not ever a punishment.
Look at your dog as another child who speaks a different language. He is not trying to act bad, he is just a pup and thinks your son is another pup also. It is a good idea to spend lots of loving time with the pup and take him out to potty every fifteen or so minutes until he is housebroken. Make it fun, housebreaking should be fun.
It takes a lot of work but you will get nothing but an untrustworthy pet if you keep punishing. You need to build up rapport and the dog will be able to start trying to please you, instead of looking at you as a punisher.
If you keep this kind of relationship up, you will ruin his spirit and lose his confidence and he might become a fear biter in which it will be hard to turn him around from that. So remember he is a baby too. Show lots of love and firmness but no yelling and hitting, etc.
We rescued 2 Boxer mixes when they were 3 months old; a female Teaya, that is 3 years old now and less than a year later a male Tyce, who is 2 years old now. Taeya has severe separation anxiety for which we thought getting her a brother would be a great idea, so we adopted Tyce. Taeya is very motherly and they are two peas in a pod; never had any problems with them.
We recently came across a homeless family with Pitbulls living in a park and found out that two of the litter died. Our heart went out to them and we adopted 1 male (Titan) that was 6 weeks old and is not fixed yet. He is now 4 months and we plan to get him fixed, but he has been showing major aggressive behavior recently.
First, he would start playing with Taeya, and she can handle it, but then he would start to bite her mouth and we could not pull his mouth open; which terrifies us.
Now, he leaves Taeya (female) alone, and has been going after Tyce (male). He bites his mouth and does not let go, whenever we take them on a walk or if we give Tyce attention. Our only methods have been putting him in the crate to calm him down, which works, and then he goes up to Tyce and gives him kisses. But once we walk them, it starts again. We got to the point where we can't walk them together.
I can only imagine he is trying to establish dominance, but Tyce is a submissive dog. Taeya and Tyce do not defend themselves and I believe they are terrified of his lock jaw.
I plan to get him fixed this week and see how they may change; but in the meantime, I need a solution for them to co-exist without my older dogs getting their face bitten off. Then we will most likely find him a new home; our intention from the start was to foster him.
By Caitlin C.
Contrary to popular belief pitbulls do not have a locking jaw. And they also do not have a very large bite pressure. Matter-of-fact, they don't even have the largest bite pressure of all domestic dogs, that belongs to the to Rottys! You just need to replace what they are biting with a chew toy or a bone, you puppy is still teething so he will need something to chew on.
How do I teach and train my 7 month old Pits to not bite and jump all over people?
By Nicole A
When the dog is approaching you and you know it's going to jump or the dog is in the process of jumping, step forward, do not back up. Step into the dog's space, give a command like "down" "back"or whatever, use same word every time. Reason you step forward is dogs don't do backward easily.
Don't knee a dog in chest, they think that's fun. For the biting I have used a snap on the bridge of their nose, like you are flicking something off your finger and say "no bite." Don't hurt the dog, get the dogs attention that what they are doing is not acceptable.
I have a 1 year old female Pit and recently she has been going after my roommate and his dog (which is a male pit) when they come in our room or by us. My roommate came in my room and she bit him and then went and stood over her food and then she went after him again. She also has bitten my boyfriend. What can I do to get her to stop?
You have a dog with inbred aggression tendencies. When this breed begins to be aggressive you need to take action immediately. It is guaranteed to escalate. Begin by finding Cesar Milans (the dog whisperer) website and read enough to understand red zone dogs. Your dog needs intensive training immediately and you need to learn to understand what you are dealing with.
If your dog bites a person you are legally responsible because you are aware of the dogs tendencies. Your dog will need to be handled very carefully for its lifetime to avoid someone being badly hurt and you becoming legally responsible for the damage. Get started right away. http://www.cesarsway.com/
I have a three month old Pit Bull, that is just biting like crazy. How do I get my puppy to stop biting?
Is it common for my nine week old bluenose Pit Bull to be biting? What is the best way to help him to stop?
By Kate from Sandown, NH
I never punish my 8 week old pit for biting! Getting angry or punishing her just makes her more aggressive. I do discipline by saying "No bite!" or "Be nice!" If she doesn't stop biting and start licking me, then the next time she bites me I say "OW!" Really loud in a deep firm voice. I try not to use a high pitched voice because that just excites her more.
When I say OW I act hurt and sad, and I ignore her completely. If she still bites then I say OW again and leave the room completely until she is calm again. She learns that my presence is a privilege and that she needs to be nice to me.
I am consistent with this behavior every single time she bites so I am hopeful she won't be a biter in the future. I got this advice from the book Good Dog 101 by Christine Dahl and so far it works great! I hope it works for you as well!
I wanted to adopt a 18 month old Pit Lab mix from a rescue. The dog seems friendly towards people. I was informed by the owner of the rescue that the dog was more than mouthy. He bites and doesn't let go and he jumps all over. He has been in this shelter for a year and hasn't had much training. I certainly appreciated her honesty, but for some reason I really would like to give this dog a chance to live in a home. However I also have 2 Labs at home, a 12 yr. old and a 10 yr old. I certainly don't want to jeopardize them. Do you think this rescue is a good idea? Do you think this dog could ever be a normal part of a family?
By Kathy L
I wouldn't risk it. The staff clearly thinks it is a bad idea for you to take this particular dog into your home since you have other pets and children - and after a year they know him well. You need to put your kids first. It may be that he's a sweet dog most the time, but he'd probably do best (and be happier) in a quieter home. If your kids are anything like mine, they get loud and rambunctious - then of course my dogs get wound up, and if this guy plays tough, you're asking for trouble...
If you feel really strongly about this particular dog, I would hire a trainer to come check the dog over with you and get their expert opinion. Then plan to spend a lot on training.
Personally, I've had the best luck adopting dogs through a rescue agency that fosters the dogs in a home environment. It's far less traumatic for the dog and you know exactly what you're getting - which is really important when you have kids. I would really recommend you go that route!
I just had my Pit Bull bite my neighbor. He is 1 1/2 years old. I got him from a guy when he was 8 months. How do I get him to not bite other people? I don't want to put him down either. Thanks.
I would look in to a dog training class. There are reasonable ones in petsmart.you and your dog would take them together. If that doesn't work your best option might be a trainer with pit bull experience. They are lovable and loyal, but are also strong willed and powerful dogs. You may need a professional to get him on track. Good luck.
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|My puppy is about 10 weeks old and it's my first. He's a pitbull and he bites a lot. When I tell him "No" he seems to get excited and tries to bite more. He has little blood spots on him, I'm guessing my cat did that because he tries to bite the cat every time she comes in the house. I was wondering if i should take him to the vet. I don't walk him much since it's winter because I think it's too cold for him? Is it ok for me to still walk him when it's cold? Also, I was gonna give him a flea bath but I don't know if those spots would hurt him because of the shampoo. Some help would be appreciated. Thanks a lot. |
Hung from Oregon
|RE: Pitbull Puppy That Bites||12/06/2005|
|I read about puppy problems frequently and I don't understand why people do not investigate and read about the breeds of dogs before becoming an owner. If you never owned a dog -- read about how to take care of it. This sounds weird but you have to think like a dog. If you know anything about wolves and how they socialize in their pack this will help you understand more about dogs since they are pack animals. This will give you an idea how to raise a puppy. Owning a dog is a big responsibility and can also be expensive. The key is to make sure that the dog understands who is in charge. That doesn't mean you have to be abusive. Just be firm with the dog. For the sake of the animal, learn first before adopting. We have always had mutts and never had any problems. So before you adopt a puppy or a dog, please read up on the breed and care of the animal. I always get complements on our dogs' behavior. We love them and they are part of our family but yet they must know their place in the household.|
|RE: Pitbull Puppy That Bites||12/07/2005|
|Training animals not to do a socially unexceptional behavior is done by using a squirt bottle filled with water, every time the animal does the bad thing squirt him/her in the face. This does not hurt the animal in any way but does stop most unwanted behaviors. As to walking your baby, a doggie sweater and booties would make it easier for him to take the necessary walks to burn off all the excess energy that puppies have.|
|RE: Pitbull Puppy That Bites||12/07/2005|
|Karen you have it right. That's exactly what to do. Puppies bite, that's normal. Dogs should NOT be put in a cage as punishment. Crates should be a den/haven if you use one at all. To the person who is suggesting the ancient method of holding the dog's nose and putting them on their back. NO! We've known for a long time that it is bad old advice. If anyone has to resort to any physical punishment including hitting, especially hitting/tapping/whatever you want to call it, doesn't know what they're doing. The whole idea is to make training fun and rewarding. If you want your dog to be afraid of you and HATE training, keep hitting.|
|By Vic (Guest Post)|
|RE: Pitbull Puppy That Bites||12/07/2005|
|Greetings: You say you are a first time owner of a dog. What in Heaven's name are you thinking in starting off with a Pit Bull? I have been mistress to my half-pit bull that I have owned now for 12 years. He is indeed my 'baby'. But, I am not a first time dog owner by any means. A Pit carries a BIG responsibility. In as much as I've trained Bogie to be a loving and behaved dog and kept him in the house or fenced in back yard, there have been times when a grandchild of mine has not closed the gate and Bogie would get out. He never bit people, but he sure hated other dogs. Didn't care if they were poodle or the meanest of the mean. If Bogie got around another dog, the fight was on. |
These kinds of dogs can make for very good friends to an individual... but they have been known to turn on other family members, especially children. This is your dog, but, if you ask me, I would very strongly advise you right now to find a good home for him elsewhere and get a different breed of dog, perhaps a Brittany or Springer Spaniel. Actually, just a good old fashioned mutt from the pound can become your best friend.
If you choose to keep your puppy, just remember that one day, he will grow into a full size dog with a mind of his own. Be very careful.
|By Mary (Guest Post)|
|RE: Pitbull Puppy That Bites||12/07/2005|
|Consider this: |
1) All dogs are pack animals, meaning they want to be members of a pack or family.
2) Imagine that you are one of the pack and that you are, in fact, the leader of the pack.
3) As leader of the pack are you going to allow any or all other members of the "pack" to bite you whenever they wish? Your answer should be "NO".
4) What do you suppose the leader of a real wolf pack would do if one of the juveniles nipped or bit him? Probably, growl at least and most likely slap at the pup, take him down, roll him onto his back, and hold him down with his paw for some time until the little one began to recognize that biting is not acceptable behavior.
5) You have now just learned YOUR first lesson in how to speak dog/wolf language.
6) From now on, realize that you must at all times make the dog aware that YOU, NOT HE, is the leader of the pack.
|By Kathleen Rounds (Guest Post)|
|RE: Pitbull Puppy That Bites||12/08/2005|
|Just because he's a pit doesn't explain why he's biting. It's the puppy not the breed. I had a lab that did the same thing when he was a baby and like most dogs grew out of it. He would really bite hard when he got into his play. Once he was old enough I was able to tell him NO and he understood that it hurt. Think of a human toddler that has a problem biting it takes a whole lot of NO BITING for them to understand you can't bite other people. I now have a 13 week old pit bull and I have no problem with the rough play biting with her. She is a wonderful puppy. I hardly have any problems with her other then the normal puppy potty training, she's getting there but it's a slower go then the lab puppy I have to compare her to. Each puppy is different no matter what the breed. Not saying the pit bull breed is for everyone but just because he's biting now with puppy play doesn't mean he will bite when he's an adult and knows better. Good luck he will grow out of it.|
|By lonny (Guest Post)|
|RE: Pitbull Puppy That Bites||01/09/2006|
|I can't say it enough... have your dog trained by a professional trainer, preferably in your home. As everyone else said, biting is not limited to one breed of dog. Puppies nip because first of all, they don't know any better and it's part of playing. If you are the target, it's because your dog sees you as a litter mate. You must take on the role of it's mother. Studies show that mother dogs use only a few sounds to communicate with their young. When the mother dog is correcting her pups, she will give out a low growl and if she needs to, she will nip the pup. Not to hurt it but to correct it. She also will put her mouth around it's neck to show it who's in charge. There is a prong type correction collar that I strongly advise you buy. It simulates the mother's mouth on the pups neck when the collar is pulled with a leash. The prongs are not sharp at all and does not harm the dog in any way. This works on our dog when we are walking. What ever you do, don't allow this biting to continue because whether the dog is a pitt or a fluffy little mutt, biting is unacceptable in any form. Some day you might be looking at a law suit or being hospitalized or worse.|
|RE: Pitbull Puppy That Bites||01/18/2006|
|Walk the dog. it has fur. If you don't walk it, it will remain restless. Give the dog a bath so the scratches will not get infected. A cat's scratch is very dirty.|
|By chic from ohio. (Guest Post)|
|RE: Pitbull Puppy That Bites||01/29/2006|
|All dogs love exercise no matter the weather temp. All they want is to spend more time with their owners. One attempt at the biting bit, is to make him sit before you start petting him. This will teach him that being calm will give him love and attention. If he continues to bite, you can try making him sit, holding his muzzle closed (loosely), looking him straight in the eyes and making him look in yours, then shaking your finger and saying "no bite", or "bad boy, no bite" each time he bites. Make sure he knows what "no" means before you tell him that. You can still show him all of your love towards him, but it needs to be a strict love. Don't give him love when he bites though. This will teach him that it is good to bite. |
I hope this information will help.
P.S. This will not take affect immediately. He must learn, which can take a matter of months. Be patient, show lots of love, and get him plenty of exercise. He'll love the walks no matter the temperature. I know min. does.
|By vet2b (Guest Post)|
|RE: Pitbull Puppy That Bites||02/04/2006|
|I have a 7 week old that bites and when he didn't get his way he would snarl and try to take your fingers off. I solved it! I make him sit by putting him in a sit and if he is really being nasty I grab the scruff of his neck. I do not hurt him but I do make him stay there while I hold him until he calms down. It took about 5 times and now he respects me and life is much better! Good luck|
|By Amy (Guest Post)|
|RE: Pitbull Puppy That Bites||02/07/2006|
|I have 2 baby pits. People say that pit bulls are very hyper until they are about a year old. I'm sure yours will calm down. When my babies are being like that I put them in the bathroom for about 10 min. Then they seem fine. Happy Training.|
|By Brian Boor (Guest Post)|
|RE: Pitbull Puppy That Bites||02/26/2006|
|Pitbulls are like every other breed of dog, they all chew and play bite and have to be taught when and where to use the restroom. No dog is a bad or mean dog, it's all in the way they are taught and raised. I was raised with Rotts and some people say they will turn on their owners in a heartbeat but the ones we have owned are very respectful to people (especially to my children 1 and 2). They can take food out of their mouth and they will just look at them and ask for it back. Teach your pits as if they are one of your children you are raising.|
|By Momma 2 H. & H. (Guest Post)|
|RE: Pitbull Puppy That Bites||04/22/2006|
|If you want JOY to stop nibbling a lot Just flick her soft on the nose and say no.|
|By Devin. (Guest Post)|
|RE: Pitbull Puppy That Bites||05/08/2006|
|My pit went through that stage too a lot of the times it's because he's teething so he has to bite on everything. Mine used to love to lay under my coffee table and bite on the legs try getting him some rawhide toys that he can chew on, he'll stop chewing soon.|
|By ladyb (Guest Post)|
|question on brendel pitts||05/25/2006|
|I have a Brendel Pitt bulldog and she is lovable, however, I have two small kids and she has a tendency to "PLAY" with the children and leave marks on them, Is this normal? Also, I was wondering about how to get her registered and is it mandatory? I am from Alabama. People have told me that i needed to get rid of her because they turn on their owners and on children. Are they right? I am a concerned parent, please help if you can.|
|By Diane (Guest Post)|
|RE: Pitbull Puppy That Bites||05/29/2006|
|I've got a 3 1/2 month old pit. Biting is part of his daily routine. Anything that comes near his mouth is a potential target for his constant "nibbling" and "biting". It also starts to get harder and this is only because they do grow and as you grow a lot of things increase. I've raised 5 pits and they seem to get over the whole "biting" thing at about 6-8 months. |
Chew toys, a strong toned "NO" lets him know when the biting isn't "cool" anymore. It's a phase i've seen most pits go through. I'm going try the "flicking nose" technique and the 8in1 "no biting" thing to see if those works better. Good luck!!!
|By ToNe_RoC (Guest Post)|
I just got a 12 week old, red nose pitbull. The potty training has been going well and she is doing very good. My major problem is I cannot get her to stop biting.
I have just recently adopted a Pitbull puppy from our local rescue facility. I was not informed that it was a Pitbull but a Boxer mix. She is very playful and I would say could be a good dog. It is hard to explain her behavior.
I have just recently adopted a Pitbull puppy from our local rescue facility. I was not informed that it was a Pitbull but a Boxer mix. She is very playful and I would say could be a good dog.
I have a 9 week old Pit Bull Terrier named Chaos. She is the sweetest puppy, but the constant biting is starting to build up a wall between us.
We have a 10 week old Pit bull puppy. She has a very sweet temper, but she is starting to bite all the time. How can we train her not to bite before she gets bigger and it hurts?
We have a beautiful pit bull puppy, her name is Latika. We are not sure how old she is, we believe she is about 10 weeks old. Our problem with her is that she can't stop biting.
I just got a 12 week old, red nose Pitbull. The potty training has been going well and she is doing very good. My major problem is I cannot get her to stop biting.