We have a 12/13 week old rescue bc pup. He is ok when it is just adults around the house but when my 3 dc come home from school he becomes a bitey, growling pita! He managed to get my dd1(7) on the nose tonight and leave a mark. She is gutted and keeps cuddling our 7yo labx and getting all teary. He is so much more bitey/growly with the dc. I have told them when he jumps at them all teeth and growly (grabbing clothes) to get him by thr collar say 'off' and ask him to 'sit' which he does but it is an endless cycle at the moment.
Anyone had a pup and dc can reassure? Our old girls were adult dogs by time dcs came along and were easy peasy. Our lab x a rescue aged 4 and a complete sweatheart with the dc. He is such a kind soul.
Thanks guys. Yes he is definitely worse with the 7 yo who is the twitchiest of the three!! He has nipped her too many times and now she is a bit nervous.
It is hard for them to get used to his puppy behaviour as our labx is such a big cuddle monster and very gentle and soft mouthed. The kids try to get puppy to sit and reward with a treat but he is so snappy with the food they end up getting fingers nipped!