When puppies bite your legs, you feel their sharp, needle-like teeth and your instinctive reaction is to move away. "More entertainment!" thinks the puppy, as he latches on more in hopes of being dragged for the ride. Jokes aside, the puppy nipping stage may feel like a nightmare to dog owners who are in desperate need of solutions to curb the puppy's relentless biting.
Puppies bite their leash mostly because leashes are perceived as fun toys. Puppy leash-biting is indeed a very common behavior and many new puppy owners wonder what they can do to tackle this issue. By taking a closer look as to why puppies bite their leash, it is possible to deduce what's the most appropriate strategy to stop this behavior.