Posts tagged biting
Ignoring Your Primitive Dog’s Challenges Won’t Make Them Go Away

Out of sight, out of mind, or at least we think that till all hell breaks loose. It is a myth that problems your primitive dog is exhibiting will work themselves out. No behavior problem magically goes away. It takes time, effort, patience, and methods that are designed to help while not causing further harm. 

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Mouthing - Forging Relationships with your Primitive Dog's Fangs

Teeth are such a confusing thing. As humans, we react in a variety of ways, depending on how our dog’s teeth are applied to us. Some behaviors involving teeth, we encourage. While others we try to correct. How we describe these interactions varies as well. We call interactions with teeth play, exploration, mouthing, biting, mauling, gnawing, nipping etc. We have to simplify our language if we are ever going to be able to have clear understanding and communication with our dogs. 

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