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Stop nipping at strangers
My 6 months old JRT is randomly nipping at strangers, any advice on how to stop this potentially dangerous behavior? A bit of background - we only got him a month ago and quickly realized that he hadn't been socialized properly. This seems to be fear aggression, and I have tried to deal with it by reassuring him each time I saw signs of him feeling scared and rewarding when he didn't jump or bark. This seems to have resulted in him stopping to bark at strangers, but now he will just jump at people passing by without any prior signs (that I can see at least!) and try to bite/nip them. A difficulty is also that this is very random - he could target anyone, male or female, young or old, etc. Thanks in advance for your advice on the best technique to eradicate this very quickly!