Dog Biting and Mouthing

  • Help! My Dog Bites When Startled! What Do I Do?

    Help! My Dog Bites When Startled! What Do I Do?

    How do I make sure my nervous dog doesn't bite when startled?

  • Dog Nips At Ankles?

    Dog Nips At Ankles?

    Though my dog is not aggressive, he gets so amped up when we have visitors that he starts nipping at their ankles. What should I do?

  • How To Stop Dogs From Destructive Chewing

    How To Stop Dogs From Destructive Chewing

    Is your dog chewing you out of house and home? It could be boredom or displacement behavior. Learn why dogs chew and how to redirect your dog's destructive chewing.

  • Preventing dog bites

    Preventing dog bites

    by Carol Bryant of FIDO Friendly Magazine In recognition of dog bite prevention week, FIDO Friendly had the opportunity to ask an expert to weigh in on the problem. Dr. Pam Reid is a Certified Applied Animal Behaviorist (C.A.A.B.), and currently serves as Vice President of the Animal Behavior Center in ASPCA Animal Health Services. […]

  • Stop dog chewing

    Stop dog chewing

    How can I stop my puppy from chewing everything in sight?

  • Control biting and jumping up

    Control biting and jumping up

    Teaching puppies not to bite

  • When to muzzle your dog

    When to muzzle your dog

    Question: When is muzzling a dog appropriate and can you recommend a certain kind? Answer: By and large, muzzles are used to keep a dog from biting or causing injury. There are two types of muzzles: nylon (also referred to as the “groomer’s muzzle”) and basket. Nylon muzzles consist of a wide strip of nylon […]

  • Understanding canine aggression

    Understanding canine aggression

    How to nip growling in the bud

  • Raising a puppy: Biting and nipping

    Raising a puppy: Biting and nipping

    Master trainer Ian Dunbar on training your puppy to have a soft mouth

  • Do dangerous dog breeds exist?

    Do dangerous dog breeds exist?

    Our country seems to be in the grip of a dog-bite epidemic. Current statistics are approximately 4.7 million bites per year, with about 1 million of those bites requiring medical care. One to two dozen people each year in the United States will lose their lives to a dog attack. These numbers may actually be […]

  • Dog Biting and Mouthing

    Dog Biting and Mouthing

    Curbing biting or mouthing in your dog or puppy