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by emma-louise
Wed Oct 03, 2007 5:40 am
Forum: Dog Training Advice
Topic: snapping staffy pup!
Replies: 16
Views: 7231

just a quick add on! ive been reading the sticky at the top of the page and embeth was describing how litter mates react to over the top play ie yelp - ignore - eventually bark and snap at pup. now i dont want to shout at him as every where ive read it says it wont help BUT as a last resort if ive y...
by emma-louise
Wed Oct 03, 2007 3:38 am
Forum: Dog Training Advice
Topic: snapping staffy pup!
Replies: 16
Views: 7231

darn spoke to soon!!!! the little monster had a really good day sunday now hes making up for it :evil: ok so from the advice from here what ive been doing is........... when he snaps i try giving him a toy to chew on instead if he carries on i fold my arms and ignore him if i can i walk away and tur...
by emma-louise
Mon Oct 01, 2007 8:02 am
Forum: Dog Training Advice
Topic: snapping staffy pup!
Replies: 16
Views: 7231

quick update :D the snapping has almost stopped now hes learning so fast he dont need to be shown often to get the idea! weve got sit down to a tea and we are using the clicker! its going well :D hes going for his jabs tonight so tomoro (dont want to stress him more after the vets) im going to see h...
by emma-louise
Sun Sep 30, 2007 1:17 am
Forum: Dog Training Advice
Topic: snapping staffy pup!
Replies: 16
Views: 7231

So hes ok to meet other dogs and go out?( Theses a group garden here that Ive never seen a dog in so was going to try there first) Ive been told so many times he cant i been keeping him in. :( i know it must be boring for him spending all day in and i cant wait to get him outside to explore new smel...
by emma-louise
Sat Sep 29, 2007 3:15 pm
Forum: Dog Training Advice
Topic: snapping staffy pup!
Replies: 16
Views: 7231

Thank you so much! I have one of the its me or the dog books and been trying to follow it! How long should i leave befor i return to him to play? I think Ive been going back to soon so he sees it as a follow on from play. Also is it ok to play tug with him at this point? Its been the only way Ive be...
by emma-louise
Sat Sep 29, 2007 9:04 am
Forum: Dog Training Advice
Topic: snapping staffy pup!
Replies: 16
Views: 7231

snapping staffy pup!

hi all new here and would love some advice? im new to dogs having never owned one and was bought a puppy as a gift (yes i know not the best gift idea but luckly it came at a time when i was looking in to having a dog any way as im now in a stable position to have one) i had a few weeks to do a littl...