Our expert says:
As you say this is probably attention-seeking behaviour and you should not give her attention for it, even negative attention. Ignore (or try to distract her from) all the unwanted behaviour and concentrate on finding things that you can praise and reward her for. Try to give her some positive activities to do - a short daily walk on a lead, some new toys, teach her a few new tricks using treats to reward her. Her toys can be rotated and try to get some that involve her in some way, e.g. Buster Cube which has to be pushed around before the treats fall out. Keep her toys in a special box or basket that she can unpack and you can add to or repack. You could teach her to fetch specific toys and bring them to you. The baby's toys can be sprinkled with baby powder or baby lotion and hers should not - this way she will be able to tell which are hers. If she runs off with an illegal toy, call her with a treat and swop it with a legal one. To stop her licking the baby's face I suggest you just remove the baby from her reach each time, giving her a toy to lick. If she is obsessed with it you could try to humour her by buying her her own doll to lick!
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