It is alarming when your dog bites you. While nibbling or mouthing are normal and harmless, dog bites are not rare and do happen.
The question is, what causes a dog to bite you?
We’ll go over the reasons why your dog barks and bites you, and practical tips for addressing this behavior.
Here’s why dog barking and biting happens
Dog barking and biting happens due to fear, stress, pain due to illness or injury, territorial behavior, lack of training and socialization, and play biting. It is important to identify the underlying cause of the behavior, so that you can then take appropriate action to fix it.