Techniques to Curb Biting in Australian Shepherd


Australian Shepherd puppy training. Learn how to address and manage biting behavior in a constructive and positive way.

Understanding Puppy Biting

Gain insights into why Australian Shepherd puppies bite, including teething, exploration, play behavior, and communication.

Redirect with Toys

Teach puppies appropriate chewing behavior by providing a variety of interactive toys and redirecting their biting onto acceptable items.

Puppy Socialization

Encourage positive interactions with other dogs and people to teach proper bite inhibition and help puppies learn appropriate boundaries.

Timeouts and Ignoring

 Utilize timeouts and the act of ignoring to teach puppies that biting leads to a loss of attention and playtime.

Consistent Training and Commands

Establish consistent training routines and use commands like "leave it" or "drop it" to redirect puppies

Gentle Handling and Touch Sensitization

Gradually expose puppies to different types of touch and handling, rewarding calm behavior to reduce the likelihood 

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