Lab x BC Gremlin!
Hi, I have a 4 month old Lab x BC. She loves to play with our big strong 10 month old entire male Lab. The Lab winds her up and she winds him up in play. However, she is a little too aggressive for our liking in some of the play - she launches at him and her little needle teeth sometimes hook in drawing blood. She will launch at him as he walks past or just lying around etc. We tell her off with a spray bottle, a firm no, or sometimes remove her from the situation to calm down, but she will just do it again. The Lab will often come back and keep enticing her to play again - It's a bit of a circle and sometimes seems unfair to tell her off for what is maybe her natural breed behaviour?? Needing some help/advice as to whether this is her natural behaviour or if there is something else we could try? PS she doesn't do this with other older dogs who have put her in her place. Thanks SO much, Liz