Guide to Understand Common Puppy Behavior

Every animal lover loves to play with cute bubbly puppies, but owning one and being a pet parent can feel overwhelming at times. Every puppy is different, and their behavior is different. Puppy gets affected by their surroundings and behaves accordingly. Try to train them at a younger age as they will learn things easily. Encourage when they behave well and teach them about their wrongdoings. They have unlimited energy, confidence, and vibrancy. While your dog’s body language might not always be perfect, it's paramount to remember that they're still youthful and learning.

Here is a guide to understanding how commonly puppies behave, how they react, and what affects them the most at a young age!

Ready to Chew Everything

help your pup get rid of chewing

It is unpleasant to witness your puppy chewing anything and everything around you. It is a typical pup's behavior that one can see from time to time. It might seem like your furry friend will never grow out of its habits during puppyhood. With training, patience, and support, you can help your pup get rid of this habit. 

Most puppies grow the habit of mouthing and chewing when their teething pops out like human babies. It's a part of your pup evolving, and you shouldn't scold them for it. Try to calm them down with love and affection.

Jumping Bumping Around

Jumping and bumping with joy is one of the most common puppy behavior one can find. Puppies need no reason to jump all around in excitement. The reaction however is most expected whenever they see a familiar member approaching. The jump to seek attention makes them elated and they do this more often than not. Make them practice this activity to your benefit whenever you breed them on the training ground. Instead of moving your puppy aside, you should pet them and train them on your command to sit straight. 

Troubles with Housebreaking

Training your puppy to urinate

Training your puppy to urinate and excrete properly can be the most challenging thing. Your pup's housebreaking training can be severe and exhausting. However, this training is worth enough. You as the pet owner are most likely suggested to have engaging crate training to bring in the needed decorum.

A crate training can also be an effective way to house-train your lapdog. At the same time, it does require patience and a little extra time to invest. You will find that it can essentially improve your relationship with your puppy.

Tug War

how to control tugging of puppies

One of the most forgettable behaviors of a puppy is tugging. A pup can enjoy the war of tugs ranging from your favorite curtains to any piece of cloth. It is compulsory to teach your dog the appropriate manners surrounding this game. To teach them proper dog body language, you and your puppy need to be on the same page. 

Patience is the key to a decisive training

While training and grooming your puppy, it is essential to be patient. Your pet understands your emotions and actions more than your words, it becomes vital to act more than speak. Consistency and positive reinforcement all along is the key to a successful housetraining. A common puppy behavior and learning efficiency may also depend upon their genes. So this may be set upon you as a responsibility to teach your doggy a disciplinary behavior.