8wk old doby wont stop snipping..

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My doby Panzer is only 8wks old and I have worked with him for three wks trying to make him stop snipping. I know he's teething and I've given him many different types of toys but my 3 yr old is getting afraid of him..

Have you had him since he was 5 weeks old?? If so, he was taken from his littermates way too soon and never learned bite inhibition from them.   He is treating your 3 year old like a littermate.  I'd advise getting a good book on raising puppies - my favorite is:

How to raise a puppy you can live with - by Rutherford and Neil  ... you can find it on Amazon.com

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Thank u so much.. we got him at 6 wks old but I'm pretty sure that's the problem...Thanx

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I couldn't imagine what I would've dealt with if I had brought Tayoh home before I did. His breeders kept him until he was 10 weeks old, though I could've had him when he was 8 weeks, I chose to let him socialize more with his siblings. I remember what they all were like when they were 5-7 weeks. I almost lost a toe to one of Tayoh's sisters. lol.

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If I had it to do over, I would've waited..