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Dr. Gary, Dog Veterinarian
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Experience:  DVM, Emergency Veterinarian; BS (Physiology) Michigan State Univ
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I have recently got a new Shihtzu puppy about 4 weeks ago,

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Hi I have recently got a new Shihtzu puppy about 4 weeks ago, she was born April 1 2016. I have noticed that she is very nippy and will not stop. She is also like that with other dogs and she annoys them. Other dogs do not want to play with her because she is very aggressive in her play time. What can be done to stop her from her nipping fits.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Jennifer Welsh replied 1 year ago.

Hello! I am Dr Welsh and I am happy to help with your questions today. I am sorry that you are dealing with this. Let's see if we can get to the bottom of this. I have just a few additional questions for you so that I can make the best recommendation.

what have you tried so far?
is she nippy with you as well?
do you play with your hands with her?
how often do you do play time with her?