How to stop destructive dog chewing
chewing – what you need to know..
nature, animal babies are explorers. Chewing is a natural and good
for the teething proces in puppies so you shouldn’t try to keep
your dog from chewing.
becomes a problem when your dog doesn’t know what he is allowed
to chew on and what he is not allowed to chew on. Dogs don’t take
such factors as ownership or value into consideration when they
are looking for something to chew.
dog should learn what is appropriate for chewing and what is not.
Don’t let old shoes and socks replace real dog toys! He will only
get confused, and more importantly he will not learn that chewing
up your new manolo blahniks or your furniture is a no-no..
you catch your dog in the act you should interrupt him immediately
and replace the item with a real dog toy. Also see our tips and
advice on dog
the other hand, if you come home and discover that your dog has
chewed up something valuable to you, punishing or disciplining him
will only serve to vent your anger and frustration. It will teach
your dog absolutely nothing! A dog doesn’t “connect the dots” in
the same way humans do so to speak. If you think that you dog has
a “guilty look” when you discipline him for something he did hours
ago you’re wrong. Although he may look guilty, all he can tell is
the fact that you’re mad and he responds with instinctive canine
submission which is easily confused with guilt.
is key. Much like humans, dogs like to have options – so provide
your dog with several types of toys. Rotate them to maintain his
interest. This is often a very effective way to stop unwanted dog
plenty of toys for your dog.
leave things on the floor that you don’t want to get chewed up!
objects such as shoes and furniture with aversives
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