Every dog owner knows the moment that you come home and see your favorite shoes all over the living room. In that moment you may be upset or confused as to why Spot chose to chew on those. Doesn't he know that those are my favorite? Well here are some tips to avoid those unnerving moments.
First Things First:
All dogs chew! Especially puppies. Puppies, just like babies, teeth and need to chew on something to sooth the pain of new teeth growing. Even as dogs grow in age they will continue to want to chew on something.
They do this for many reasons. It can be for fun, for stimulation or to relieve stress. Plus, it helps keep their jaws strong and their teeth clean. So some chewing is healthy!
So how do you get that cute new puppy to avoid chewing on your personal items? The way you discipline your pup will help determine how well he/she will abide by the boundary between your stuff and its toys.
Discipline When The Inevitable Bad Chewing Happens:
These are just a few ways to help avoid chewing and disciplining your dog. Always do your research on the breed of dog you have or are going to get as to see what specific behaviors they might have!
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