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In NEED OF HELP!! We have a new vizsla pup who is kind and calm throughout the day, and I would say sleeps around. But when it gets to 7pm his crazy inner madness comes out. We go on walks 3 times a day and have a big back garden where he runs around. An hour before he goes to sleep he goes crazy. He starts biting everything and everyone. Runs around the house, is hitting into stuff and the biting won’t stop. We try to train him but when this comes there is no stopping him and he literally looks like he is about to eat us. Please if there are any tips to help we would be grateful.
 

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The exact same thing is happening with our 3 month old. It is pretty wild and my hands look like they have been in a fist fight from all the biting. I can at least let you know you are not alone. I am just as interested in ways to redirect this behavior.
 

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The zoomies before they crash, and fall asleep is normal. It's kind of the Vizsla witching hour.
It's like a tired little kid, that doesn't know what to do with themselves.
 
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We have the same problem with our 12 week old Vizsla... I try and stay away from her and redirect with toys but my arms also look like they have been through war, she’s bitten my lip, ear and nose... i’m hoping she will grow out of it soon...
 

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In NEED OF HELP!! We have a new vizsla pup who is kind and calm throughout the day, and I would say sleeps around. But when it gets to 7pm his crazy inner madness comes out. We go on walks 3 times a day and have a big back garden where he runs around. An hour before he goes to sleep he goes crazy. He starts biting everything and everyone. Runs around the house, is hitting into stuff and the biting won’t stop. We try to train him but when this comes there is no stopping him and he literally looks like he is about to eat us. Please if there are any tips to help we would be grateful.
We have the same problem with our 12 week old Vizsla... I try and stay away from her and redirect with toys but my arms also look like they have been through war, she’s bitten my lip, ear and nose... i’m hoping she will grow out of it soon...
I’m no expert but I have a 6 month Vizsla Reggie who did exactly the same around that age. I literally tried everything to stop it with limited success. It was like he was possessed although unfortunately for us it wasn’t just saved for the witching hour ! I have no other advice other than it will pass, Reggie is no longer biting and is actually much calmer at night now after a busy day. We still have moments where he will nip but he responds to a firm ‘no’. The forum helped as I read many others who experienced similar so I Hope it helps u feel reassured.
 

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I’m no expert but I have a 6 month Vizsla Reggie who did exactly the same around that age. I literally tried everything to stop it with limited success. It was like he was possessed although unfortunately for us it wasn’t just saved for the witching hour ! I have no other advice other than it will pass, Reggie is no longer biting and is actually much calmer at night now after a busy day. We still have moments where he will nip but he responds to a firm ‘no’. The forum helped as I read many others who experienced similar so I Hope it helps u feel reassured.
thank you, you have really given us hope
 

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Sounds normal! At around 6 months it got better with our first pup.
#2 is just starting to rev up the wildness, so we have accouple of months of he ll.

It will get better!
 

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In NEED OF HELP!! We have a new vizsla pup who is kind and calm throughout the day, and I would say sleeps around. But when it gets to 7pm his crazy inner madness comes out. We go on walks 3 times a day and have a big back garden where he runs around. An hour before he goes to sleep he goes crazy. He starts biting everything and everyone. Runs around the house, is hitting into stuff and the biting won’t stop. We try to train him but when this comes there is no stopping him and he literally looks like he is about to eat us. Please if there are any tips to help we would be grateful.
Ours did this a few times when we slacked off walking him off leash in the evening. More exercise will eliminate this behavior. I started to take our 5 months old male to a golf course every evening when they were closed during Covid. 30-45 min of retreiving 150 yard shots got him tired enough so he went to sleep right after we got home.
 
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