Nipping, biting and jumping are normal impulsive behavior from puppies due to excitement and having lots of energy! But could a disrupted schedule contribute to being OVERLY excited resulting to more impulsive behavior?

Let’s look at a few things to improve on your puppies schedule for less impulsive behavior. 

 

A puppy needs at least 18 hours of sleep daily

This does not mean they need to sleep 18 hours straight per day. For every hour that your dog is outside the crate and doing an activity, they should spend 2 hours inside the crate relaxing which should add up to 18 hours throughout the day. 

 

A puppy’s schedule consists of…

  • Meal time
  • Play time
  • Training time
  • Sleep

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