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To discourage your puppy from biting, there are several things you can do:
1. Refrain from any dominance type games like tug of war, chase, or wrestling.
2. Withhold your attention if your puppy tries to nip. If she continues, let out an "Ow! Ow!" and then go about your business.
3. If your pooch is especially persistent with her teeth, leave her on a leash. When she attempts to bite, redirect her attention with the lead.
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I have a 5 month old blue,red,heeler and part Australian sheperd. She nipples. She loves to play bite my angles, pant legs, behind, front and back of my shirt. She is only this way with me. The "Ow!Ow! Sound doesnt work. She continues to do it. I have tried to be calm when she does this play bitting but it gets me very upset. She also has jumped on me and left me with many scratches on my legs and arms. This is not my first dog. This is my first dog with this type of situation.
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|