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I agree with Shell - be careful about nibbling. Pits have a 'grooming' type of behavior that I would describe as nibbling, and seems to tickle, rather than be like nipping. It is very different than nipping clothes. So here's a suggestion:
1. You must teach a Lab/Pit Bite Inhibition, b/c either breed can do significant damage during play when they get excited - kids scream and run around, they get bitten by an excited dog, owners get sued, dog gets put down.
2. However, if you understand the process, you can try to discriminate and focus on all biting, nipping, pulling, except for the nibbling. But any time the dog gets excited and nibbling turns to nipping, you have to stop that.
3. Even when gentle, soft-mouthed dog, the strong recommendation for Bite Inhibition is b/c an injured, surprise, or excited can bite down to the bone... however, a dog with Bite Inhibition will rarely break the skin, even in emergency situations....
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