How do I get her to stop jumping and nipping at me?
Very cute! Poodles are very active and need lots of physical and mental stimulation. It looks as though in the picture that you have a wonderful space to train and play with Luka. Keep her mentally stimulated at home with lots of interactive feeder toys that dispense treats with a little mental work. As for the nipping, try the Redirect Method: https://wagwalking.com/training/train-australian-shepherds-to-not-nip. And the Channel Aggression Method: https://wagwalking.com/training/stop-nipping. Giving Luka other options rather than nipping may help to distract her from the habit. She is a smart breed and from a lineage of workers so will need plenty of walks and direction. Start her right away with sit, down, etc. This is an excellent guide on Heeling, which is a real workout for walks: https://wagwalking.com/training/train-a-poodle-to-heel The Turns Method. Good luck!
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