A snappy Jack

by Georgie
(Mount Joy PA)

We got a five month old Jack almost two weeks ago. His first a gem but I knew the true colors would start to unfold the second week. Unfortunately part of the unfolding is he is getting "snappy" when he does not like something. Advice please

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Jan 30, 2013
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Snappy Jack
by: JohndeSD

When your puppy nips, grab his snout with your fingers and apply momentary slight pressure. Look him in the eyes and tell him "No bite!" with a low growl in your voice, and then release his snout. This is how an alpha dog stops annoying puppies from nipping him/her. Works for the pack leader, it will work for you too. Good luck!

Dec 27, 2012
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Snappy Jack
by: Paddy's mom

Paddy, too, as loving as he is, has a tendency to get snappy. This seems to be worst if he is overtired, overstimulated, or out of his routine. I have learned to keep these things under control and now that he is almost a year old, things are better with the snapping. I can assure you that I also spoke strongly if he ever did snap tho, saying NO BITE. This also sometimes meant some time out in his cage, which I do not do crate training, but if time out is needed, it is needed. I hope this helps! Good luck!

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