Is your dog chewing everything in sight?

Most dog owners are obsessive about their best friend but to arrive home to find he has chewed his way through everything he could get his jaws on including the new curtains you bought last week makes you wonder if you made the right decision to owning a dog. So how do we stop dogs chewing?

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Its essential to find why dogs turn to chewing things. Chewing is something that all dogs do but often for different reasons. Lots of dogs chew when they have nothing else to do others just for fun. For what ever the justification chewing will always be described as harmful. Many dogs have very hard-wearing teeth and can create a mess of most articles in a very short space in time.

There are three main reasons why dogs chew.

Many dogs like to chew purely for fun especially when it tastes good it takes away the monotony and it makes their jaws more powerful and in some cases sharpens their teeth.  

2 If a dog is not getting enough exercise a dog with often resort to chewing to burn up nervous energy

3 If you own a nervous dog she will often chew to comfort herself it is a way of releasing her emotions.

In the beginning it can seem like an impossible mission to stop dogs chewing but don’t be disheartened dogs can be taught not to chew. With a little effort from your self.

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Here is a method you must put in place to stop dogs chewing. You probably have not really thought of this but you have to make your home dog proof. Get together all your valued processions and put them where you dog cannot get his jaws on. You will need to think about where is out of harm’s way can she jump? Can the animal climb? How big is she when standing on her back legs? How nimble is he? Even if you have the most greatest trained dog on the in the world there is no point in making life difficult for her. Dogs love to investigate things with their jaws.

When you are dog proofing your home be sure to include in your list of not chew items, books, clothing, Glasses, shoes, rubbish bin, not to forget the small things like cameras, mobile phones, TV controllers. These are just a few things you need to put away I am sure you can think of much more with a little imagination.

Chewing is something you will need to nip in the bud be careful not to leave food around. Once a dog gets into the habit of chewing your best stuff it’s hard to break them of the habit.

If you discover your dog chewing a taboo item stop her and clap your hands very noisily and reprimand her then give her something that you are comfortable for her to chew on

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