Why Dogs Chew and How to How to Stop It   

Sore gums from new teeth cause discomfort. Provide cold chew toys and praise appropriate chewing.  


Stress and separation anxiety lead to chewing. Use calming techniques and distraction with toys.   


Inactive dogs chew for stimulation. Exercise physically and mentally with training, toys, play time.


Medical causes like parasites should be treated. Check with vet to rule out causes.

Health Issues 

Urine chewing signals more frequent potty walks are needed. Thoroughly clean accidents.   

House Training 

Instinct to chew remains from wild ancestors. Use rope toys to satisfy urge safely.   

Prey Drive

Puppies explore with their mouth. Redirect to appropriate items with praise and distraction.


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