how to stop dog chewing

How To Stop Your Dog From Chewing

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It is just a fact that that all doggies will chew on something in their life-time. It is a question of how much. What can we do about it?

Why Do Doggies Chew?

  • Because it feels good to chew whilst teathing
  • Dog’s mouths are equivalent to our hands
  • {They get bored! and they will chew a lot when bored or anxious}

Stress can cause dogs to chew.  To remedy this situation requires us to learn a few things.  It is really us that requires the training, not the dog.  What do ya know?

Things You Can Do To Reduce The Chewing:

His environment is everything, so you must definitely doggy proof your house somewhat. Consider dogs on the same caliber of destruction as a small child and proof the house with that mindset. No worries!

Make fun things to chew readily available at all times. And make sure to have clean water out just as frequently – it’s easy to work up a heavy thirst when you’re a dog! Training your dog is all about technique and using your brain to think through problem behavior.

Keep your best belongings way out of reach of the rascal. Any item that you need intact might be: socks and shoes, stuffies and other kids toys, hats, books, TOILET PAPER ROLLS, and such. And watch the electrical wires, that they are no just lying around ready to be chewed.

And please don’t just leave him to all alone in your house while you go out for extended periods. That’s just asking for it.

Make sure that when you are giving her chewable toys that they do NOT resemble household items like shoes? It will cause her to chew up your actual shoes.

As hinted at above, dog proof the house and have designated areas sectioned off like the kitchen if it is big enough. Please leave him something warm to lie on because lying on the floor is cold for you and me, and so, it’s cold for our dogs too.

Something to consider; no dog likes to be left and no person does either for that matter. Please get him a friend if you need to be away a lot.

More Ways We Stop All This Chewing:
One good solid way is to Interrupt and Redirect in the middle of a good chewing session. If you do this everytime without freaking out, your pup will learn soon!

Just Interrupt her when you catch her in the act.  Say ‘Nope! to let her know you don’t like her chewing that item.  And make sure not to shout her name because we want her name to be associated with pleasant memories.

Then redirect her to one of her own toys to chew. Just be consistent with this and she’ll learn it in time – be patient.

I hope you extracted tons out of this and if you want to stop your dog from this and other dog behavior problems, check out this review of SitStayFetch to dicover mountains more.

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