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Q: dog snapping and growling food

October 22, 2010 | By Lisaac64 | 2 answers | Expired: 1507 days ago

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dog snapping and growling food

my dog is growling and snipping at us when we try to take our food away from him anyone help!

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Stacy H.
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Oct 27, 2010

You have to get a handle on that right away!!!! It will get worse, he will start claiming everything as his own. My girl July pulls that crap every once in a while. I start by standing over her and moving her away from the bowl with my legs so I don't get bit. And then we go back to square one of training. She sits obediently until I give her permission to eat and then I practice taking her food away and giving it back. I think I heard somewhere this is the number one reason children get bitten.

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daryl b.
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Oct 22, 2010

i am a little confused is he taking your food or his own. i always try to repect a dog who doesn't want to be bothered when they eat. everything is about repect

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