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Why Do Puppies Bite Part 2 Bored

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Why Do Puppies Bite Part 2 Bored

 Here is Part 2 of our bite sized breakdown into why puppies bite.  Puppies bite because they're bored Puppies have a really short attention span – and just like a cranky toddler, once they get bored, they start looking for mischief. Now that mischief can take many forms, but a lot will involve their teeth. Whether they are chomping down on your fingers or toes, or they've found a cushion to destuff, the reason is the same, and so is the solution.  How do you stop your puppy being bored? Enrichment activities are your friend here. Here are a few different enrichment...

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Why Do Puppies Bite Part 1 - Tired

Behaviour Health

Why Do Puppies Bite Part 1 - Tired

Your adorable little puppy has landed, and you've just found out they have teeth like needles. There are several reasons why puppies bite, so let's break this down into "bite sized" pieces.  Your Puppy Bites Because He Is Tired Puppies bite when they are tired. Puppies actually need a lot more rest than you probably realise, and once they are overtired, just like two-legged kids, they can get cranky.  How Much Sleep Do Puppies Need? When your puppy comes to you at 8 - 10 weeks of age, he will need around 20 hours rest each day. Most people understimate this...

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