Nipping is a behavior that is completely normal among dogs, especially puppies, and has a lot to do with a puppy’s learning process. The purpose of this article is to discuss nipping, not biting. Nipping is a form of communication, interaction, exploration, and play; whereas biting is a form of aggression.
Food aggression, a subcategory of Canine Possession Aggression (CPA) is defined as territorial behavior regarding foodstuffs in the form of growling, snarling, snapping, or aggressive posturing. This type of behavior can be avoided with proper training of puppies, and should be immediately addressed in dogs already exhibiting aggressive behavior.
A well socialized dog is typically comfortable, confident and mentally stable. The more you do for your dog when she is young, the better. With patience, consistency, and good techniques, you can achieve very positive results with most dogs in a reasonable amount of time
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[Today, domesticated dogs spend most of their time sleeping, laying around and anxiously awaiting your arrival from work. Their ancestors used to live busy lives of hunting, protecting livestock, and herding. The lifestyle they lead now can lead to depression or obesity. Don't let this happen to your dog, consider visiting your local dog park. [...]
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