New Two year old Springer Spaniel bit me
by Sean Casey
(Scunthorpe Lincs )
Hi I got this lovely two yr old bitch two days ago but the previous owner didn't tell me she was on heat! We have a small male terrier as well who has been castrated but he wouldn't leave her be--he still has the idea-though they are getting on.
She is being a bit of a tart as well. The first nights I let her sleep on the bed to settle but the warning also came that she doesn't like being moved. I have moved her before and she has growls but no more than that.
On this last occasion I tried to move her, she went a bit psycho, and she bit me hard enough for a bleed. I put her out for the night with the dog in the garage and they were ok together.
We did also do a 40 mile journey with her the day before so possible she was upset at two car journeys on her first two days with us (including when we went to get her)
Is this biting going to be a big problem as my girlfriend has a nine hrs old who visits. She is greAt on lead and off youth she pulls a bit without choke. Has she been spoiled rotten pr just lack of exercise? Thank you for any ideas.From Anna@love Springer Spaniels.com
This sounds like a dominance issue, she thinks she is the boss.
You need to instigate the rules of the Springer Spaniel Pack because at the moment she doesn't see you as the Springer Spaniel Pack Leader
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