Boundaries Around Biting
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Are you fed up with your dog biting you, other family members, or guests? Setting boundaries for our dogs is so important, especially when it comes to biting. Biting is a difficult and highly misunderstood topic. A lot of the misunderstanding comes from the idea of setting boundaries because boundaries mean strict restrictions, right? Well, not exactly. When setting boundaries for your dog, you actually help to build trust. You see, the one thing that our dogs need to trust us is the same thing we often get wrong, and it’s time to change that. As a dog mom of two Border Collies who had “biting issues,” Kathy understands the frustration, confusion, and even fear associated with a dog who tends to bite. In this episode of Enlightened By Dogs, Kathy shares two personal stories of how she set boundaries with her two Border Collies, Luke and Kate. She then wraps up the episode by sharing four key tips to help diffuse tension during a stressful situation. Enjoy! In this episode: Why dogs need boundaries How Kathy got her Border Collie puppy to stop biting How Kathy stopped her excitable dog from charging and biting How to set boundaries for your dog that eliminates problems such as biting Four tips to help calm you and your dog during a stressful situation Read the blog post on this topic. Quotes: “Boundaries allow both partners to feel comfortable and positive.” “I really want dogs to try to figure things out for themselves and communicate in a way that that's really clear.” “I know how I want to move through life and it's not with my dog biting me.” “That was the last day he ever bit me.” Want More of Kathy? Brilliant Partners Academy Dancing Hearts Dog Academy Website Facebook Community To read the blog post on this topic and to explore other episodes, click here.
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