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So my puppy is about four or five weeks old he keeps biting on my ankles and hands 24 seven even when it’s not play time. he never punctured the skin but I have a lot of marks and scratches on me I try to redirect him and he sometimes even move toys out the way just so he can bite my ankles and I’ll try not to give him reaction so he knows I’m not playing but nothing seems to work any suggestions
 

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At four or five weeks he really needs to still be with his mom and littermates. Learning bite inhibition is one of the important social lessons they learn from each other at this time. Also, it is illegal in a lot of states to sell or otherwise transfer a puppy before they are eight weeks old.

If he absolutely can't go back to mom and his siblings, you are going to have your work cut out for you.... redirect, redirect, redirect... if that doesn't work. either leave the room for a few seconds (assuming you have a gate up) or else pop him into his crate or x-pen for a few seconds.
 

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Okay thank you. And trust me I wouldn’t wanna separate him from his mother but the people who sold him to me said it was fine
 

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I have a husky and I do not have any problems
Each dog is an individual. In this case, the individual was a baby who had been removed from his dam and siblings way too early, and as such, hadn't learned the beginnings of bite inhibition from them.
 

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Okay thank you. And trust me I wouldn’t wanna separate him from his mother but the people who sold him to me said it was fine
What you bought yourself is a tough row to hoe. Learn from it and in the future don't believe everything you hear and don't buy a puppy from a lying, self-serving con artist. Find out if selling that young is illegal in your area (a call to local animal control ought to get you the answer), and if it is, report him. Taking care of a litter of puppies is hard work and expensive as they begin eating on their own and need more and more, so jerks like that lie to get rid of them as fast as possible - maximum bucks, minimum work and cost.

Good luck getting this puppy raised and keeping him healthy.
 

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The OP posted twice four months ago a d then disappeared. Closing this thread.
 
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