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by MalteseMom
Thu Dec 10, 2015 2:18 pm
Forum: Dog Training Advice
Topic: 4 month old mouthing/biting
Replies: 5
Views: 2365

Re: 4 month old mouthing/biting

Thanks for the replies. We have been playing with her in a calmer manner and she has shown improvement. Getting more kisses than nips. Hopefully it will be a matter of time.
by MalteseMom
Thu Dec 03, 2015 9:01 am
Forum: Dog Training Advice
Topic: 4 month old mouthing/biting
Replies: 5
Views: 2365

4 month old mouthing/biting

Hi there. I have a 4 month old Maltese and she is a sweet, energetic pup. I have been using postive training to deal with her mouthing - yelping/walking away - but it does not appearing to be having much effect. I mostly play with her using toys. Is this not giving her enough exposure to hands?? My ...
by MalteseMom
Sat Nov 14, 2015 6:50 pm
Forum: Grooming
Topic: Bath weekly too much for Maltese puppy?
Replies: 4
Views: 6762

Re: Bath weekly too much for Maltese puppy?

Thank you for the advice everyone. I will try just cleaning her paws with water and shampoo once a month or when really dirty.
by MalteseMom
Thu Nov 12, 2015 6:10 pm
Forum: Grooming
Topic: Bath weekly too much for Maltese puppy?
Replies: 4
Views: 6762

Bath weekly too much for Maltese puppy?

My puppy is almost 14 weeks old and obviously all-white, being a Maltese. Her little paws get dirty from toileting outside and the only way they get really clean is with a good shampooing. Is bathing her once a week too much? I don't want to dry out her skin or irritate it. We use a mild tear-free p...
by MalteseMom
Sun Nov 08, 2015 11:30 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New puppy & new to the forum
Replies: 3
Views: 2384

New puppy & new to the forum

I am a 36 yr old stay at home mom with 2 kids aged 7 & 3. We recently adopted a 3 month old Maltese puppy to join our family. She is very cuddly, very gentle and yet energetic. She is still having an issue with mouthing. We are trying a method based on one of Victoria Stilwell's videos to yelp and w...