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Why Your Dog Plays Rough and How to Deal with It

Why Your Dog Plays Rough and How to Deal with It

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Within two to three months, puppies’ teeth are still developing, so to explore the world and play, they bite. This is also called mouthing. Intentions of being violent may be rare, but sometimes, they can dig in their 28 teeth like needles.  Some owners tolerate this rough playing behavior, especially when their dogs just bite mildly. But there are other puppies, depending on the breed, that can really hurt. In this case, it’s understandable for owners to strive to put a stop to their puppies’ harmful play behavior.  Why Do Puppies Play Roughly? Playing roughly or what is called roughhousing has always been a huge part of being a dog. They bite, nip, swipe, jump, or bark, which may be done in a friendly manner but can easily go overboard. It's their way to interact with people...