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Sounds to me like he just gets so excited that he nips. How long was he with the litter Abigail and how big was the litter. Sometimes they get enough of a thrashing from their litter mates that they have learned a bit about nipping from them. Have to say that my two babies, Angus and Hektor all nipped, Henry came to me at five months and I do not remember him being too bad, he was as soft as butter. Now Hektor, as you can imagine as the most dominant one in his litter was a little bugger too, I got to the point where I very gently, if you can call biting anyone gentle, I took his ear lobe into my mouth and squeezed my teeth down, not enough to cause him pain but enough for him to think twice about it. After that we came to a bit of a conclusion he did not bit as badly or as often. I have not had an intact dog for years, all but one of mine have been neutered apart from Henry who was intact until he was 10 years old and then he had prostate problems which forced it on us. He had such a lovely nature and it was never a problem he was never sexually interested but it gave him the edge over Angus and that was the reason he was never done until then. I tend to think as they lose their baby teeth things tend to calm down but if it isn't you may need the assistance of a trainer. Neutering is a good thing to do as if they get a sniff of a bitch in heat they can be out and off before you know where you are. Mine is on a restricted pedigree, which means even if I bred him his progeny would not be registered by the Kennel Club. Many breeders do this, it means they control the bloodline, and in Hektor's case it was a good strong bloodline.
Well Hektor was the bully of his litter also but he left before any of the rest of them, I bet they were glad. I have always given Hektor chew bones, he get something called 8-1 delights from Zooplus I used to get him the dental chews but I find the ordinary do him very well. I would suggest these, it keeps them occupied and keeps their teeth clean. Trouble is if he is left for a bit he will get into trouble, mine, the last two, well I came home to the fruit bowl on the floor and a bit taken out of everything. I would say they do love attention, mine now 8 years old all but a few months,well he has a talent for raking up my rug so that I pay attention. He started this years ago and he knew I did not like it, so it is his way of getting attention.
I think he will calm down it just feels like forever, he is ten months, still probably working the new teeth. Hektor ate my small cabinet in the Living room and the newel post at the bottom of the stairs. That took some filling. He does have a tendency to jump up at the TV and we had a pine cabinet, now we have an oak one which is harder to scratch, so you know what you are in for. Get the little lad tired before you leave him and also before you have children over. Then pop him into his box and leave him. You may only need to do this for a wee while more and then he will be fine. Mine is the kids best pals,all except the boys who live at the start of our street, he hates scooters and bikes. The Girls are his thing, as you probably can tell from my Photos he is a wee lady lover is mine.
Don't worry it will but I suspect with Pill it may be longer than some, my previous boys were old stick in the muds at two, Hektor still is going strong, at almost eight. Thought to put your mind at ease he isn't biting any more, well apart from the odd play nip when he is running about on his daft half hour as we call it. That usually comes if he has been out but not off leash enough.
It will get better!! Typical puppy stuff. I got Lexi when she was four so I never had to put up with puppy stuff with her, but my previous pug, Gretta, I got as a puppy. Yup, she chewed stuff up. Liked shoes with feet in them. Ha!! It's part of there personality as a pup and they do grow out of it. It gradually will get a little better slowly and should be much better at 1-2 years old.... My Lexi is ten now and I so wished she was four again. It seems we just can't have enough time with each other to share our love,..... Enjoy him as a pup cause is doesn't last!!! Love, Lexi the Pug
He takes a nice picture and he is a Mummy's boy. Probably like most male Pugs they are all ladies men, apart from my Husband Hektor will go to a woman first, only bother with men who have dogs and who he deems are worthy of his notice.
I have the same problem with Feebee Mae. She is 8 months now. We have taken her to puppy school for six weeks. She not so much bites and nips me (as much anymore) as she does my hubby. He can't walk around the house barefooted. Or she will attack his sneakers and socks while he wears them!!! We do time out, pick her up put her in another room, give her a chew toy when this happens but nothing seems to work. We are at our wits end. So anyone else who would like to share what I can do also would be a great help. Thanks.