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Mister Brady is doing well. He made the 300 mile trip with no issues.He has been extremely good about going out to potty. Only 2 accidents so far. We did take him to the neighbors last night bc we had dinner show tickets. He was also good there. So far so good. Now if he would just learn not to bite.OUCH
I never knew puppies had such needle sharp teeth until I got my Irish!
I actually got to the stage when I was wearing wellies in the house just to give my ankles a rest! that stage doesn't last long - but it seemed a lifetime at the time. :0)
We want to wish you good luck, we have 10!
Well we are really into the puppy biting stage, brady chews on everything including us. Took him to the park to wear him out. He slept all the way home & now is ready to go again. I really did forget how busy a puppy can be.
He has potty trained very easily. He now sits for a treat & is staring to give his paw when he can keep focused.
Well the biting still continues, any suggestions??
Dougal is getting a lot better but I'm anxious to read the advice you receive Carol! Their teeth are so sharp!
I just don't remember the other 3 biting so much. The more we try to stop him the more he seems to bite.
He's just 13 weeks. we have tried putting him in the crate when he gets to excited. I'm afraid he will associate that with punishment & not go in at night. He has been great about training & sleeping in the crate. Now if he would just not bite. Our last irish was blind so very calm. This has been quite the adjustment for us.
Try just putting him out of the room - or removing yourselves. Just for a very short time. It will stop - I promise you! Although I know it seems like it never will. The other thing to do is to put something in his mouth that he can chew when he tries to chew you.
I remember the day clearly when I suddenly realised that I was actually cuddling my pup without being bitten! It seemed a long time coming!
Thanks for all the suggestions. We will try to work with him on them. We will be heading back to mi. soon so he will have much more room to romp. Maybe that will help also.