Pitbulls love to chew and are just looking for a way to show their dominance over you and your family. A major problem with this behavior is, they will chew on everything from plates to furniture. If you want to be able to take care of your train Pitbull puppies, you have to begin by punishing bad chewing behavior as soon as possible.
Chewer pups need to learn that it’s not acceptable to do this should start as soon as they begin the chewing behavior. Punishing the puppy will make them understand how to behave and not do this again.
Effective Ways To Punish Pitbull Puppies For Chewing
One of the most effective ways to punish chewing is to reward good behavior with positive reinforcements, such as playtime, praise or even positive treats. By rewarding your puppy with something good when he does the right thing, it will reinforce what he is learning.
What happens if you don’t have the time to spend punishing the puppies? Training Pitbull puppies can be very time-consuming to train them at home. If you have limited time take the easy way out and purchase a professional obedience course.
Some puppy’s chew because they were abused as a puppy. This may have been done by their mother or by their father. If this is the case, it’s best to take your puppy to a breeder that does x-rays so they can be checked out.
Your puppy is probably not harmed but it may have some teeth broken or popped. This is what will cause your puppy to chew more. It is also likely that their dental health will be worse than yours.
Crate Training Your Pitbull Puppies
Crate training your puppy when they are still puppies is also a great way to teach them not to chew. Place a crate in every room of the house and make sure that it is comfortable for them. Using their crate as a place to sleep will help get them to understand the importance of going to bed on time and waking up on time. When you get up in the morning, always give them a treat that you know they love and that they do not chew on.
You should place chew toys in the crate for your puppy to chew on. As soon as they begin to chew on it, give them a treat. If they continue to chew on the toy, they should be put in the crate until they no longer enjoy it.
It is the most effective way to help your Pitbull puppy stop doing what they love to do. Whenever your puppy begins to enjoy doing something good, praise them for it. Your dog will feel better about doing something if you are happy for them.
Keep in mind that it is okay to punish your puppy when they make a mistake or break a rule in training. Punishment can come in many forms such as not letting them out of the crate when they are done or throwing something away. The main point is to never reward bad behavior and if your puppy doesn’t listen to you, just ignore them and they will know they are making a mistake.