5 MONTH WHITE MINI GROWLS AND BITES WHEN PICKING HER UP

I am very down about this, because I have had two mini schnauzers before and never have they done this, yes they bark at people, but this one is lovely but she has started to nip and growl when we move her.
My hubby said he could not stand it if she cannot grow out of it. I have purchased a number of books, but there is no definite answer I can see. Are there anybody who can advise?

This morning my daughter went to move her from her bedroom and she bit her, I told my daughter to scold her.

Any ideas would be truly appreciated.

Many thanks

PS she growls if she does not want to come in from the garden too.

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Mar 20, 2012
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growl
by: Anonymous

Did someone mishandle her? My little cousins are always rough with my Lucy. I have to watch them closely

Mar 20, 2012
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Naughty puppy
by: Michele

This is not good... and being only 5 months you must be the ALPHA and take charge.. take her to puppy classes if she has had ALL her vaccinations.. you must nip this naughtiness in the bud.. NOW .. she is teething,but this behaviour is no excuse for her biting and growling when she is picked up.. your daughter should not have scolded your puppy, as this will make the situation worse.. your puppy will .. a firm word ,but not a raised hand or a smack, or a tap on the nose...
There is a website I have found for you.. and this should help, as it's about you being the ALPHA.... the website is :-
http://www.trdogtraining.com/alphabetize.html ( alphabetize may be spelt with an 's' and not a 'z' and it is all about YOU being the ALPHA and you taking charge so your puppy will respect you and your family. Schnauzers are not aggressive dogs... Hope this website helps..

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