Try seven techniques to help redirect and quickly stop puppy from biting hands and feet. Stay calm and be patient.
Puppies! What could be cuter than a roly-poly bundle of fluff who wants to be loved?
When you bring a puppy home, you start with a blank slate.
You are responsible for turning that cute ball of fluff into a well-mannered dog.
Use DogsBestLife.com’s Puppy 101 guide, to get your puppy started on the right paw.
Puppy-proof your home: Puppies are notoriously curious, adventurous and sometimes downright mischievous, so it’s crucial to prepare. Puppy-proof your house to make it safe for your puppy.
Start puppy socialization immediately: Puppy socialization helps dogs learn to respond positively to problems and challenges by demonstrating appropriate behavior.
Understand your puppy's growth timeline: By knowing what to expect at different ages and stages, you can be prepared as the owner to plan for training and socialization activities.
Puppy potty training: Start puppy potty training techniques early. Old thinking suggested owners wait until the dog was 12 weeks old. New thinking recommends starting sooner.
Stop puppy biting: Work with your dog and use four simple tips to eliminate puppy biting: discipline, distraction, firm commands, and no rough play.
Train your puppy to walk on a leash: Keep puppy walks short and fun. Be patient. Take the time and make an effort now, and you will never dread walking your dog.
Stop puppy jumping: Break your puppy's jumping habit with the sit-stay command. Use positive reinforcement training to get good canine behavior.
Work with your dog and use simple tips to stop a puppy from biting: discipline, distraction, firm commands, and no rough play.
Learn what key factors affect a dog’s adjustment time, such as breed and temperament, age and life experience, and home environment.
Safeguard your home and keep your puppy occupied during its teething phase. Use these hacks to protect your furniture from a teething puppy.
Strengthen your bond and ensure your dog’s safety by teaching them to come when called. Teaching recall offers long-lasting rewards.
Dog potty training can seem daunting, but with the right plan and patience, you can master the basics in three days.
Crate training benefits go beyond keeping dogs contained. Crates provide a safe space when dogs feel overwhelmed and help with potty training.
Puppy potty training regression is a common issue, and there are a few helpful strategies for getting your dog back on track.
The most common aggressive puppy warning signs to watch for include behaviors like snarling, growling, mounting, snapping, and biting.
Older dogs usually accept a new dog, but some struggle. Let the dogs work it out. Step in only if the situation could become violent.