How to increase Grip or Jaw power of your dog
If you want to know the bite power of your breed you can also check our article on Bite Force Of Dogs.
What Is Grip Or Jaw Power?
A grip or jaw power of a dog is capacity of a dog measured to find how hard or strongly he can bite or hold any article. In many places competetion are also held to check the grip power of a dog.
Which Thing Has Effect On It?
There are two things that have effect on jaw or grip power of dog. First thing is muzzle structure andsecond thing is body weight. A dog which has better and suitable muzzle structure will have better bit force than dog whose muzzle structure is not that good even both have same weight.
Can Be Improve It?
Next question here arises can be able to improve the grip or jaw power of dog than answer is yes. But keep in mind we can improve it upto some level mostly it depends upon the things like muzzle structure.
What Are The Ways To Improve It?
Now lets come to our main point i.e ways to improve grip or jaw power. Here-under we have discussed some points that are very helpfull for increasing it.
1. Spring Pole
Never exert too much pressure from first day, give your dog some time to be familiar with it and than increase the intensity of it. Any wrong step can cause defect in muzzle or teeth.
You can mever ignore the importance of food as food is the back bone of overall strength of dog. Give a good quality food rich in calcium. Calcium makes the teeth of a dog strong and they are the key behind a good grip power. Introduce chicken, chicken legs etc. to food of your dog.
3. Artificial Bone Chewing
You can also choose real bones of dead animals if available. If you are about to start the course for grip power increase than I would like to take it as first step. This will make teeth of your dog strong and he will be able to hold the things tight as it is also a great practice.
4. Tug of War
You can also take part in it to hold one side of article. I would like to suggest a soft article in starting and a rope when your dog becomes use to it. This is exercise that your dig will love a lot as it appears a play type.
5. Grip on tyre
In starting use a tyre which is easy to hold in mouth. Also make sure tyre do not contain anything that can cut the mouth of your dog. In starting let your dog to stay on four legs, after that increase the height of tyre to come on two legs and if you find appropriate you can make him to hang on it while gripping.
6. Daily Exercise
Daily exercise is a tool that increases the overall endurance of your dog. It increases stamina and makes his body and neck stronger all these things helps in increasing grip power of dog. So giving your dog basic exercise is also a good option to increase his grip power. You can also read our article on Benefits Of Daily Exercise.
7. Dog Toys
You can also take of help many toys available for dogs. Dogs love to play with them and hold them in mouth and in this way you can improve their ability to grip. So dog toys are very important thing to increase the grip power of dog.
8. Hang A Tyre In His Cage
This is also a very usefull trick. Sply pick up a tyre that can easily come into your dog’s mouth and hang it inside his cage or place where he stays most of hia time. He will love to play with it and your purpose will get served.
9. Give Him Reward
It is good way to maintain gis interest in gripping. Whenever he makes a good grip give him reward and show him affection, he will love to do it again and you will get the best out of it. Always cheer up him during gripping timea and in the end of practice.
10. Work Constantly
You can never create a big difference in singal day consistency is must to succeed. Take your dog for gripping practice on regular basis for better results.