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Hello, we have a 13 week old American Bulldog puppy, she is still in the midst of teething and can be very nippy. When greeting us or playing she likes to start biting our hands, upon saying no she backs up and begins to bark and jump around a bit. While I'm aware biting is normal, is the barking and jumping a sign of aggression or is it normal? Should we continue with saying "No" to her or try something else.
 

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Saying "No" means absolutely nothing to her, because puppies don't speak English. She's probably acting that way because she's confused, frustrated or simply thinks you're playing a game (you 'bark' at her - she barks back) Try just keeping a toy constantly at the ready & immediately redirect her to it (keep it in between your hands & her puppy-shark teeth) so she bites that instead of you.

If she persists in ignoring the toy & instead goes for your hands, simply stop playing & walk away from her for a minute or two. She will learn that teeth on skin = fun stops.

If you do some googling, look for 'Kikopet' youtube videos. Emily has some wonderful ones that address this very issue (along with tons of other puppy raising helpful tips on other issues)
 

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I think she perceives it as an element of the game. It seems to her that you are telling her something, and she also answers. So I don't think you need to worry. She just needs to be taught.
 
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