Almost all the dog owners will counter a situation of your new pups: when you try to walk him/her with a leash at the very first, he/she will bite the leash. Since pups have sharp teeth, they only need a few hours to break the leash. Why dogs bite leashes? This kind of dog stuff makes you frustrated with you dog. If you also have the problem like I do, maybe this article can help you.
There are many of reasons why dogs bite on the leash. First, this leash-biting situation frequently happen when your dog in his puppyhood time, because leash is an strange thing to him and pup has the playful natural, so when people try to use leash to lead him, he will think that you are playing tug of war to him, so dog will bite the leash in order to play with you. Second, dogs like free as any other animal, leash to dog is just a kind of imprison to him, so he resists it by biting. Third, walking outdoors is frequently a high energy, high stimulus, extravaganza of scents, movement, sound, and sights for a dog. Therefore, they are more likely to lose control and act out than they are at home.
To let your dog get used of the leash is necessary and important. Here are some tips to teach your dog to walk politely on leash without biting or jumping. First, you need to let pooch know leash when he was pup. Then, try to walk him in your house, gently pull him at the very first, when he bites the leash, you need to say ‘no’ to him and reward him snack if he is well-behaved. If your dog is already 1years old or older, you can purchase a good and long dog training leash, then teach him to relax at the sight of the leash, better to walk him with leash at home first, reward him if he doesn’t bite the leash, or say ‘stop’ and keep him clam if he bite the leash. Do not pull your dog especially a young dog with leash, as he will feel upset and unhappy with you and the leash. Try to let your pet love the leash and love walking with leash.
By the way, while walking with your dog, you can try to jog with him while then walk, this do good to your dog. And if he chews the leash, comfort him with your hand.