Puppy Behavior Articles

Biting. Barking. Chewing on everything in sight and things you’d forgotten you had. These are just some of the puppy challenges we talk about in Behavior. One quick note: biting, barking, chewing are all normal activities. The key here is helping puppy understand the boundaries.

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Biting or nipping is normal behavior for your puppy. You have to establish boundaries early, though, or you’re in for bigger ouches later.
Jumping on people can be bothersome, embarrassing and, at times, even dangerous. Like many inappropriate behaviors, jumping up can be corrected. The sooner, the better.
Classic puppy phase. He's probably seeking attention, feeling anxious or just getting bored. We have a couple solutions.