This all started when we were scraping wallpaper when decorating our new house about 3 yrs ago. We went to pick up the paper and she would go for the paper. She wasn't aggressive with it, but it made it difficult to pick it up! Now every time any adult goes to pick small things up from the floor, she goes to try and pick it up first. Although she still isn't aggressive, she does get quite excited and has nipped a couple of us (never breaking the skin). She is generally a very laid back and friendly dog, but it seems almost instinctive as she will even jump up to do it if she's sleeping. We've tried telling her off and spraying her with a water bottle to try and stop her but it doesn't help. The saving grace is that she has spent a lot of time around kids in the family of all different ages, and she will let them pick things up. Does anyone else have this problem? Or have any tips for trying to teach her to stop?