Why Do Dogs Bite Each Other’s Necks?  5 Explanations To Dog Neck Biting Behavior

Mother Dog Carrying Her Puppies

Gently biting her puppy by the scruff and lifting it up is a normal behavior of a female dog.

Puppy Playtime

Puppies communicate through scent, biting, yelping, and barking.

Aggressive Behavior

In a matter of seconds, silly playtime can turn into a dangerous dog fight.

Hugging And Jumping

During playtime, hugging and jumping is usually followed by playful growling and neck biting.

Invitation To Fun Playtime

Play bow is when a dog lifts its bum up while holding both forelimbs on the ground.