Nipping is a normal part of a puppy’s development and may occur early or even later in most dogs. There is no hard and fast rule about puppy nipping but you can follow some useful tips to make sure that your puppy doesn’t confuse your hand with his favorite chew toy. You can yelp to startle your puppy or redirect their attention momentarily. These tiny tops actually go a long way in communicating with your dog when they are nipping. This set of to-dos will tell you all the dos and don’ts of puppy nipping in a gist so you know exactly how to deal with your little buddy.