Let's face it. Herding dogs and ankle biting go together. But, let's talk some background before getting into the nitty gritty. Herding dogs are known for their intelligence, agility, and tireless work ethic. These traits have made them indispensable to farmers and shepherds around the world for centuries. One behavior that's often associated with herding … Continue reading Dog Biting Ankles: A Herding Dog’s Common Problem
There is a commonality among herding dog breeds-- they bite ankles! Why?! Dog breeds like the Corgi, the Great Pyrenees, the German Shepherd, and others, and even mixes are known to bite ankles when playing. Well, they're trying to herd you. Think about their instincts for a moment. Way back when, the sheep or other … Continue reading Why Do Dogs Bite Ankles?