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Puppy like chewing... i know that but it seems like whenever I tell him not to nibble me, he'll start nibbling himself!! Is this normal? should i be worried that he might hurt himself?
 

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Give him something appropriate to nibble on instead of you or himself. That should help!
 

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Is he nibbling like he is chasing fleas? Rex, used to do that to me, and it was his way of wanting to play, and telling me he loved me. I had to keep toys on hand, because, man, sometimes it hurt!
 

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My puppy is constantly chewing on either someone, something, or himself. It is totally normal. Just give him a tasty rawhide or a kong filled with frozen peanut butter. They'll learn pretty quickly that that rawhide or kong is much better tasting!
 

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he's go lots of chew toys. Small kong and medium kong stuff with cheese, a "grass" ball which I covered with peanut butter. But he doesn't even touch them. The only time he licks off the peanut butter is when I hold it and give it to him?! :confused:

I use puppy pad and sometimes his paws smell a little like dried pee. Do you think that's the cause as well? I give his paws a sponge bath with a wet towel every night. Hope he's not going to cause himself any harm...
 

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Chewing is normal puppy behavior. You might want to try to divert his attention away from your hand or whatever you don't want him to chew w/something that he can chew. I thought my puppy would never learn to leave our hands alone. It seemed like it took forever, but I kept at it and praised alot and now she's 1 1/2 yrs old and doesn't chew on us anymore.
 
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