On 10/10/2006 9:41 AM, Violet wrote:Yeah..I forgot to take links out yesterday.. but as you can see in the pics, the drag line was loose..she was being a good girl..walking is another matter. haha
On Tue Oct 10, 2006 12:20 pm, Big_Ant wrote:I only make this suggestion because I know you have a good enough experience to handle it appropriately.
When you are working with her, and she goes to bite, grab her mouth, but not the normal grab your snout closed. Actually grab her jaw. With your thumb going inside her mouth.
What you will want to do is get your thumb under her tongue, and try and connect your thumb through the mouth with the fingers that are underneath the mouth. So you are grabbing the side of her jaw.
It's very irritating to a dog, she'll struggle, but in my experience, it has worked quicker than any bitter apple or anything like that.
Anytime she tries to mouth and it's not appropriate, grab it, and don't let her go for a couple seconds.
She'll get tired of that real quick and just decide that it's better that she keep her mouth shut.
DISCLAIMER! If you don't have breed experience and are new to the APBT, do not use this method, there are others!
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