my puppy rottweiler bites a lot even us, is this normal???


by gaby cortez
(fullerton ca)

hello i have a rottweiler he is fluffy which i thought they are not but the lady that sold him to me said this is normal when they’re puppies.

also he bites a lot us, everything, what can i do to stop this i tried products bitter yuck among nooo or making go outside for trouble since he does not like outside he cries a lot only when he is left outside alone…

well my main concern can vets test them for blood to see if he is a full breed rottweiler please help me if you have any questions about him let me know he’s tyson hahha cute name for him i think.

i am gaby, please help me for him not to bite anymore thank you. reply asap i need help with him

Hi Gaby
All puppies bite and nip, it’s normal puppy behavior and the way that they interact with other puppies. However, it is definitely something you need to discourage and your little guy needs to learn that it’s not okay to nip people.

I’d suggest that you read my Stop Puppy Biting page because it has all the tips and advice you need to put an end to this annoying habit.

Don’t lock him outside by himself as punishment! He’s a puppy and he’s simply following his instincts, and he won’t associate being locked outdoors with his biting, so it won’t help at all. A firm “no bite” and the type of corrections I recommend on the page I linked to above will be enough. You just need to be patient and consistent.

Raising a puppy is very much like raising a child, and it takes lots of time, patience and love. He’s just a baby and you need to show him what you want from him, love him lots and discipline him firmly but fairly and with love.

As for whether or not he’s a full-blood Rottweiler, the only way to know for sure is if his parents were registered with a reputable organization such as the AKC as full-blood Rottweilers. If that’s the case, then he should be all Rottie, if not – or you didn’t see the parents papers etc. then he could have some other breeds mixed in. Either way, unless you were buying a show-quality pup, which you weren’t, it shouldn’t matter a whole lot. Just love him for who he is.

For more help raising your puppy, just check out my Taking Care of A Puppy page.

Best of luck with your pup.

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