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Stop Your Dog From Biting In Five Easy Steps

Apr 16, 2008
'Beware of dogs'. This message looks scary whenever you pass a home or a place where there are dogs in abundance. You need to take special care of yourself while passing by such a place in order to save yourself from dog biting.

Dog biting is a serious problem, especially for the dog owners. This is because with a dog that bites, they land up in trouble and have regular fights with passers-by and neighbors. Sometimes this also results in legal issue.

Dogs don't bite and love people who love them. However, many individuals who have faced bitter circumstances deny this. They don't agree to the fact that dogs are social animals and should be left free to interact with human beings. This is because they have been bitten by dogs at some point of their lives. Hence, it is very important to make sure that your dog doesn't bite.

If you are looking forward to own a day or already own one, you should take adequate steps to prevent your dogs from biting. You require training your dogs to be friendly with others and also try hard to avoid letting them face a stressful situation.

You should be fully aware of your dog's nature. Generally dogs feel stressed by objects, laces and people that are not familiar to them. Now, this depends on your dog. Some dogs are friendly with strangers and some feel stressed under such a situation.

The difference between one dog and the other depends on the way they are raised and trained by their masters. Hence, if you want to prevent your dog from biting, you need to train your dog well.

Here are some tips that you can follow to prevent your dog from biting. These tips may not guarantee elimination of dog biting but promise to reduce the degree to a great extent.

a)Let your dog be familiar and friendly with people and places. You need to create a positive and pleasant environment and encounter of your dog with people. This should be done within the first eight to sixteen weeks of your dog's life. Try to familiarize them with different objects lying at home and also outside your house. Try to introduce them to different people who visit your house and also those who live near your house. Let them visit their vet regularly and also other dogs.

b)You need to introduce touch therapy to your dog. This should be done at a very young age. Let your dog realize that people around does not intend to harm him. Groom your dog and make regular visits to a vet. Make sure that your dog is held properly to avoid irritation.

c)Create a separate home for dogs. This house should be clean, beautiful, provide him privacy and safety. Don't let people to invade your dog's home. Teach others to respect if. This will prevent your dog from biting.

d)Make sure that you tie your dog whenever you take him for a walk. However, avoid tying him at one place for more than eight hours at one place. Keep your day under supervision.

e)Train your dog. Give him dog obedience classes.
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