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4 Month Old Aussie Mix Puppy Nips Only Me?!
Hi everyone! I need help! My husband and I adopted an Aussie mix puppy about a month ago. He is a very sweet and smart puppy the only issue we are having is he is nipping/ biting (sometimes I bleed) me when I go to correct him or when he gets excited. He rarely does it to my husband.
I always correct him in a stern tone and calm tone and say NO but it never seems to work, I have tried ignoring him after, had a behaviorist come out and teach me how to act but it seems as though I can't get my point across.
Anything physical while correcting him gets him worked up (the behaviorist had us do motions like his mother). The only thing that seemed to work was bitter Apple spray but not on your hands, it had to go into his mouth, which felt cruel, what do I do?! It is very frustrating to feel like his chew toy!
We found out after adopting him that he did come from an abusive situation, I don't know if that could play a role?
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