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How To Calm An Angry Puppy
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"A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself."
Just admit it, whether you have kitty or puppy at home, your little pet will become an aggressive peeved pet if you or your kids keep annoying it with “mistreating” actions.
On our side of views, we may think that we are playing with our little pets but these little tame animals are suspicious of our human’s actions, might counter attack with a sudden bite or growl to show that “ You are annoying me right now!” warning.
How many puppies do you have?
Look At My Face!
All puppies love the light head petting, stroking their body furs and under the chins which resemble hand massaging to their bodies.
Nevertheless, aggressive pets with irregular mood are more likely to bite when they are grown up or even after a few strokes.
Kids and teens need to understand little pets body language, facial expressions and avoid them when they are annoyed or a sudden turn to aggressive behavior.
Don't bully your pet
“The world would be a nicer place if everyone had the ability to love as unconditionally as a dog.”
Don't Be A Pup Bully
When a little puppy is taken away from the bond of its mother, it is the natural instinct for the puppy to growl at anyone coming near it because it is trying to self-defense itself from harm and fear of being alone with strangers.
Smacking the little puppy’s head, body parts or pulling its tail could make situation worse instead of taming it.
The annoyed puppy view your actions as a one to one challenge, another words, pup bully.
Observe closely the puppy’s body language.
If the puppy is trying to get away from you while you try to pet his head or stroke his fur, obviously the little puppy is afraid of you and the new environment without its’ mommy.
Try serving it with a warm bowl of milk and chopped doggy biscuits to cajole and calm your pet’s mood.
After all, it is the pup’s first time meeting a human.
Try to understand the puppy’s mood.
Put yourself in his shoes.
You are taken away from your mom and all alone in another weird place, what would you do?
Clock Ticking Calms Puppy
Most little puppy has the same mother bond as a human baby .
Once the puppy is taken away from its mother, it will bark the whole day begging for your attention and whines non-stop for it is missing the mother’s warmth and affection.
You could arrange some warm blankets in a basket, place a ticking clock with the alarm on near the puppy.
The puppy will mistaken the ticking sounds as its’ mother heart beat, giving the pup comfort and warmth.
This might wind down the night yelping.
Give Me Back My Toy Slippers!!
If you keep the puppy leashed to a beam or a tree, you may cultivate a peeve puppy with aggressive behavior.
Avoid using the leash until it is older.
Aggressive behavior is common among young energetic puppies.
Your pet may constantly gnaw slippers, shoes and sandals because its’ teeth are growing and feeling extremely itchy gums.
Study the puppy’s body language before taking any action, if you do not want to be bitten by the angry puppy.
When the puppy shows its’ gnashing teeth, produces low growling sound, sudden dilated eyes and hairs standing up, do not reach out your hands for the footwear.
If you ignore these warnings, you are most likely to get bitten by your pet in order to stop you from interactions with it.
The puppy forbids you from removing its’ favorite “footwear toy” from its’ possession.
Do not irritate or annoy the puppy when it is in a grumpy mood or busy gnawing the footwear.
Hence, it is advisable for you to avoid the annoyed pet and do not add fuel to fire.
Tips To Calm Your Puppy
Leave it alone until it is done with the gnawing or calm down.
You could lure your pet away from its’ perch by persuading it to have a bowl of dog biscuits, dog food or warm milk to distract its’ attention from the bitten footwear.
Promptly, replace the footwear with rubber bones for it to chew on .
Shower your pets with lots of love, care, cuddles and hugs, play with them in order to calm their aggressive behavior.
Hug and kisses
Hug Me Please!
Puppies are easily pacify with lots of playing, not the harsh actions, hugging but not so tightly and show lots of care by bathing it, feeding it and take him for walks.
Little pet always wanted your attention because it has no companionship with another animal.
Don’t leave it alone with the flies
A simple stroke on its' neck, hugging it before you set off to work or to school, gives your puppy a signal that you will missed him when you are outside with your schedule.
Hence, your puppy will be eagerly waiting for you at home like a servant waiting for its' master with a loving heart.
Once you reached home; call the puppy's name, it will pounce on you with delight, licking your hands or feet with happiness.
Give your puppy a big hug just to let it know that you are happy to see him again, glad to be at home to seek his companionship.
That is what a puppy needs, lots of love and hugs which meant a lot to a small pet.
“Dogs never bite me. Just humans.”
Puppy Body Language
Stance - lowered •
Stance - rigid •
Stance - dog is pulled into himself •
Tail - tucked under
Tail - straight up or out behind, very rigid •
Tail - tucked completely under •
• Mouth - panting
Ears - pricked up
Ears - lying down •
• Ears - down
Eyes - intense, focused stare •
Eyes - wide-eyed and trouble focusing •
Mouth - lips are pulled back and some teeth show
Mouth - lips pulled back slightly or heavy panting
Hackles - this is a line of hair that starts at the base of the neck and runs down the shoulders
It is raised if a dog is feeling aggressive and lowered if he is relaxed
Don't Touch Me!
Why my puppy is angry at me?
A new puppy gets angry due to a variety of reasons.
One of the main reason is to protect itself from harm especially when it is alone, without its' mommy around. It has to learn to to be independent.
- A puppy may use aggression to keep peace, that means to leave it alone.
- Sometimes a new pup gets angry when you take a video of him.
- Pointing or poking your finger onto your puppy is making him angry too.
- If he doesn't like to be touch, don't do it on purpose.
- Showing its' angry facial expression is a warning given to warn humans that he may attack if it is hurt or irritate further.
- when a new family member is brought into the family, to stay together ( a newborn baby ). The puppy is trying to recognize its family members, to protect its' human family from harm.
- Friends or relatives who visit the family, they are strangers to a puppy.
- touching its' bowl or food when it is eating especially when it is hungry.
- when it is trapped of in danger, a puppy will show its' anger to defend itself.
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