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Behavioural problems: destructiveness and chewing Owner Factsheet

Having a young puppy in the house brings much pleasure but puppies also bring with them many undesirable behaviours. Early training is important to ensure that your puppy grows up understanding the rules in your house and fits in with your lifestyle. All dogs chew at some point in their life and this is only recognised as problem behaviour when chewing affects objects you would rather werent chewed!

Why do dogs chew?

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How can chewing be treated?

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How can proper chewing be encouraged?

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How else can I entertain my dog?

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How can I stop the chewing on household objects?

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