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Ty has a problem with biting/nibling. I've tried the stern "NO!" and even the yelp like a puppy and leave the room for a few minutes and come back to resume play but he still does it! Does anyone have any suggestions that could help with this process?
 

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Originally posted by Caesar's Mommie@Apr 2 2005, 11:05 AM
I think it is a puppy thing.  We had problems with Caesar for awhile too, we just gave a stern 'NO BITE" usually.  Does he have plenty of toys to chew on.  Those nylabones seem to do wonders for us with Caesar.  He will chew on those for hours. 

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He has plenty of toys but he'd rather chew on my toes than his toys! Im going to Petsmart today so i will be looking for those nylabones!! Thanks
 

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Lacey did that has a puppy. Now that she is a little over a year old she doesn't bite nearly as much when she was young. It was nonstop when she was a puppy. When we play rough with her she will start to grap ahold of your fingers with her mouth but that is it. They outgrow it as long as you tell them no as a puppy. It was like overnight she stopped. One day she was biting and the next she wasn't.
 

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Harley still does that too-it hurts! We spray our feet with bitter apple & he walks away for awhile. But eventuly does it again later
 

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When Catcher was a puppy he would do that... he would actually pull my skin while biting... OUCH! But if I turned away, quit playing, etc., he just didn't get it. He mainly did it while I was playing on the floor with him so I stopped doing that for a while. Now at 10 months he still will start to bite and I'll turn away and he "gets it". He will immediately stop. So, I think you may just have to try to get through it..... I would keep letting him know that biting isn't acceptable by stopping playing, etc. and eventually he'll understand what is going on.
 

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jongee still has a biting problem, shes one year old

worst thing that jongee does is she jumps on her back legs when shes really hyper and then bites my thighs real hard

my friend experienced that too and now shes scared of jongee
 

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Izzy is an ankle biter too. She's worse with me. I'm always in my bare feet and she follows me biting me. I learned to walk with this weird feet flinging move, I look very odd. I step down and fling my foot out, step down on the other foot, fling that one out. She never quits. If I could get her to hold a pedicure stick, I would have much softer heels.
 

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Originally posted by 20202@Apr 3 2005, 12:23 AM
If I could get her to hold a pedicure stick, I would have much softer heels.
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Peanut used to nip at our feet a lot too. It got to be very annoying, but he kinda grew out of it. I guess he got sick of hearing us yell NO!! at him as we walked down the hallway
What Peanut does now is try to rip our socks right off of our feet...he knows that once we put socks on it means shoes are coming next, and then we're getting ready to leave...I guess he thinks that without our socks we can't go anywhere
 

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Originally posted by 20202@Apr 3 2005, 12:23 AM
Izzy is an ankle biter too.  She's worse with me.  I'm always in my bare feet and she follows me biting me.  I learned to walk with this weird feet flinging move, I look very odd.  I step down and fling my foot out, step down on the other foot, fling that one out.  She never quits.  If I could get her to hold a pedicure stick, I would have much softer heels.
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I laughed SO hard at this...
I could see it in my head!
Thanks for the laugh this morning!


Originally posted by littlepeanut@Apr 3 2005, 06:43 AM
Peanut used to nip at our feet a lot too.  It got to be very annoying, but he kinda grew out of it.  I guess he got sick of hearing us yell NO!! at him as we walked down the hallway
  What Peanut does now is try to rip our socks right off of our feet...he knows that once we put socks on it means shoes are coming next, and then we're getting ready to leave...I guess he thinks that without our socks we can't go anywhere

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Brink used to do this too...isn't it sweet in a way..
He also used to run off with my shoe while I was putting on my socks.
I always thought he was trying to keep me from leaving too. He doesn't do that so much any more. When he knows he is not going, he just climbs upon his perch on the back of the chair and pouts.
 

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Originally posted by tlunn+Apr 3 2005, 07:55 AM-->
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@Apr 3 2005, 06:43 AM
Peanut used to nip at our feet a lot too.  It got to be very annoying, but he kinda grew out of it.  I guess he got sick of hearing us yell NO!! at him as we walked down the hallway
  What Peanut does now is try to rip our socks right off of our feet...he knows that once we put socks on it means shoes are coming next, and then we're getting ready to leave...I guess he thinks that without our socks we can't go anywhere

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Brink used to do this too...isn't it sweet in a way..
He also used to run off with my shoe while I was putting on my socks.
I always thought he was trying to keep me from leaving too. He doesn't do that so much any more. When he knows he is not going, he just climbs upon his perch on the back of the chair and pouts.

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Awww! It is sweet, but day after day, it's like "Man!!! Gimme the freaking sock back!!!"
It just hurts a bit when he gets my toes by accident.
 

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In general, I have found the best way to stop biting is to ignore them. Catcher started out trying to pull at my gown, and bite at my houseshoes, etc. I just kept walking and said nothing to him. After a while, I guess it wasn't fun for him anymore because he soon quit.
 

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Originally posted by Kallie/Catcher's Mom@Apr 3 2005, 11:57 AM
In general, I have found the best way to stop biting is to ignore them. Catcher started out trying to pull at my gown, and bite at my houseshoes, etc. I just kept walking and said nothing to him. After a while, I guess it wasn't fun for him anymore because he soon quit. 

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Bailey has always done this to me too. I ignore him and he doesnt stop ,I have to say BAILEY NOOOOOOOO.Then he does....They are a trip these guys LOL
 

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Originally posted by sheila2182+Apr 3 2005, 12:10 PM-->
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In general, I have found the best way to stop biting is to ignore them. Catcher started out trying to pull at my gown, and bite at my houseshoes, etc. I just kept walking and said nothing to him. After a while, I guess it wasn't fun for him anymore because he soon quit. 

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Bailey has always done this to me too. I ignore him and he doesnt stop ,I have to say BAILEY NOOOOOOOO.Then he does....They are a trip these guys LOL
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Gosh, when I would say "noooo" it would just get Catcher going more!!
Being ignored really got to him!!
 

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How old is Ty? He's very very cute by the way... Milo's 14 weeks old and is in the biting stage too... it seems to be the only way he knows how to play. We just keep saying "no biting" every time. I think it's slowly working, Just be patient I'm sure it'll get better.
 

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Originally posted by milo@Apr 3 2005, 01:15 PM
How old is Ty?  He's very very cute by the way... Milo's 14 weeks old and is in the biting stage too... it seems to be the only way he knows how to play. We just keep saying "no biting" every time. I think it's slowly working, Just be patient I'm sure it'll get better.
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He'll be 9 weeks tomorrow
 

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Harley is 7 mths today and he stills bites at us & it's actually getting worse! He has NO interest in his toys,just unrolling the toliet paper roll and biting at our feet entertains him. When we say NO he just ignores us.
He put a HUGE bruise on my arm the other day while I was folding towels. It' looks awlful & it's not fun!
 
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