Like most dogs, biting comes quite naturally to Huskies, starting the moment their baby teeth start coming in. Because Huskies have very strong jaws, biting can quickly become a very big problem with the potential to cause serious injury. While your Husky is still a puppy, they tend to bite and nibble on things, including other animals, toys, shoes, furniture, people, and just about anything they can get their teeth wrapped around. But, if you let the biting continue into adulthood, it could be seen as a sign of aggression.
Understanding why your Husky bites is key to figuring out how to train your pup to stop biting everything that moves and most things that don't. Teething plays only a small part in biting, but it is the beginning of learning how to take care of themselves in the wild. Watch a group of puppies playing with each other, and you will see them pounce on each other and bite at each other with plenty of force. This is to prepare them for hunting and feeding themselves in the wild.
While your pup may no longer need to hunt to feed themselves, this instinct is as natural as breathing to them. It will take you some time to train your Husky to redirect his energy elsewhere.
More than anything else, you will need plenty of time to work with your Husky to get them to stop biting. One thing you won't need is a long list of supplies such as are often needed for many other forms of training. The only things you are likely to need are:
Storm has started to bite random people and is very aggressive with other dogs when on the leash or harness. She has grownup going to doggy daycare and around lots of kids. we just moved to a new house and I'm wondering if that could be the cause. She has also, started guarding her toys and food which is making me nervous with 4 kids.
Can this behavior be stopped or do I need to be considering other options? Help!
Thank you for the picture! It is possible that Storm is stressed with the move - but it always important to have a vet visit to rule out medical issues. If Storm is in pain, she may lash out. I would strongly suggest that you contact a professional trainer or behaviorist in your area to help with the problem, especially if her actions are becoming dangerous (the biting and guarding). I'm sure you can get her the proper help, but don't delay. So, first, the vet and then the behaviorist. In the meantime, this site has many informative videos and the opportunity to talk to a trainer: https://robertcabral.com/. Please take a look and all the best!
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