How do I stop my puppy from biting my face?

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When you play with your puppy, let him mouth on your hands.

Continue play until he bites especially hard.

When he does, immediately give a high-pitched yelp, as if you're hurt, and let your hand go limp.

This should startle your puppy and cause him to stop mouthing you, at least momentarily.

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General Precautions

  1. Avoid waving your fingers or toes in your dog's face or slapping the sides of his face to entice him to play.
  2. Do not discourage your dog from playing with you in general.
  3. Avoid jerking your hands or feet away from your dog when he mouths.
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When you play with your puppy, let him mouth on your hands.

Continue play until he bites especially hard.

When he does, immediately give a high-pitched yelp, as if you're hurt, and let your hand go limp.

This should startle your puppy and cause him to stop mouthing you, at least momentarily.

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When you play with your puppy, let him mouth on your hands. Continue play until he bites especially hard. When he does, immediately give a high-pitched yelp, as if you're hurt, and let your hand go limp. This should startle your puppy and cause him to stop mouthing you, at least momentarily.
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When you play with your puppy, let him mouth on your hands.

Continue play until he bites especially hard.

When he does, immediately give a high-pitched yelp, as if you're hurt, and let your hand go limp.

This should startle your puppy and cause him to stop mouthing you, at least momentarily.

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Use a sharp tone and walk away.

Show your beagle nipping is bad is by taking no notice of him.

When he stops nipping, reward him with affection and praise.

Some puppies are inclined to bite ankles not hands.Teach puppies that do this, to play with a dog tug toy instead.

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Begin training early, as soon as you bring your Yorkie into your home you should be implementing training if your puppy bites.

Your actions and tone of voice will show your dog that biting is not acceptable.

Any time that your Yorkie puppy bites you, pull back your hand/arm/leg and say a loud "Ouch" or "No".

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Play for 15 seconds and then stop.

Repeat the pattern above.

By playing for 15 seconds and then having the pup stop, you are teaching him to have self-control and calm down.

Again, if he bites or mouths you then the game stops immediately and only resumes when he's calm.

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