I just got a 2 month old ferret yesterday, his name is Basil. He loves to nibble on toes and it actually hurts a bit. I know he's going to keep doing this since he's so young, but how do I train him to make him not nibble quite so hard?
At his age, give a loud "yip" and stop all play for a few moments. If he insists on continuing, literally get up and move away. "Ignore" is the best way to teach a baby our skin is much thinner than their sibs.
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I also do the "yip" or "ouch" when toe training the youngsters (the younger they are when you train them, the less it hurts!!) I find that most understand when the person makes a sound like they've been hurt and they back off.
I also have a two month old who plays a bit rough, the yip definitely works for her, at least for a few mins until she gets excited again, when she gets really excited and starts biting harder I've done the bite hold, which I read abut here