how do i train my chihuahua puppy not to bite ?

Asked by bandit on Nov 6th 2008 in Aggression
Report this question Get this question's RSS feed Send this question to a friend


  • Cast your vote for which answer you think is best!


Bam-Bam, CGC

There are a couple of things you can do...
When she bites, yelp as loudly and shrilly as you possibly can. Stop play, address your wounds. After a few moments, return to play. This is what another puppy would do.
If this doesn't work, when she nips, make a fist and stick it infront of her and tell her "no bite in a firm voice" and when she licks it (most dogs will) praise her for it.
If this doesn't work...When she bites, stand up, freeze, and ignore her. She will learn that this is not how to get attention. If necessary, cease play. Also provide her with a bully stick or something else to chew on as she may be teething, and she needs to know that SOME things are appropriate to mouth, but that you are NOT these things, you simply provide them.

Bam-Bam, CGC answered on 11/6/08. Helpful? Yes/Helpful: No 0 Report this answer