Lala<3: puppies keep fighting!!?
i have 7 puppies left and two of them keep fighting so bad, and they end up bleeding afterwards. this particular fight was horrible, they would NOT let go of eachother! can anyone help me on this one?? i dont want them to kill eachother!
they are lhasa apso mixs if that helps any.
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Answer by junkie
well seperate them if you can. take one away for a while. then put it back and take the other one away. i would say this is just playing but if theyre bleeding you should probably do something. get rid of one of them as soon as you can.
Answer by Ace Babe
I luv puppy's to but if they keep fighting then I would put them in separate rooms.
Answer by Apacapacas
Puppies play fight all the time - it's part of how they learn what being a dog is all about. It teaches them how to get along with other dogs. But if they are drawing blood, it has gone too far; one of them got mad and the play changed to a fight. You need to have someone else help you. Each of you grab the hind legs of one of the puppies and pull him out of the fight, then put leashes on the puppies. Take them for a walk. A tired dog is a good dog, and you can walk small puppies for 10 minutes per month of their age, starting at 2 months (8 weeks) up until they're about a year old (twelve months); after that, they can walk longer.
By making the dogs walk together, you help them to bond with each other, as long as they are not getting out in front of each other or in front of you, but are staying right by your side, one on the left and one on the right. The faster you walk, the better, as long as the puppies can keep up with you. So walk fast for 10 minutes, turn around, and walk fast for 10 minutes back - if your puppies are 8 to 11 weeks old. If they're 12-15 weeks old, walk for 15 minutes, turn around, and walk 15 minutes back. When you get back after walking them, they should be tired and ready to take a nap. They won't fight with each other when they're tired. Don't LET them fight over food or toys, though. If they start fighting over food, put one dog at one end of the kitchen and the other dog at the other end of the kitchen, and stand between them while they're eating, to make sure no one goes and bothers the other one. It won't be long, if you follow these instructions every single day, that the dogs will stop fighting with each other.
Answer by ICUsmile
Puppies fight for several reasons:
1-For fun & exercise.
2- It's how they learn to defend themselves.
3- Their play fighting bonds them together.
4- That's how they find their placement in the pecking order.
But it is unusual for puppies to fight & hurt each other till they bleed. I would say you need to separate them, if you plan to keep one, find a home for the other one fast. And what ever you do, DON'T let them stay together unsupervised, because of what could happen if they start to fight when no one is there to stop them. Good luck.
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