So, we have come to the end of our journey to discover how to stop your dog from chewing on things. We have learned how to stop the excessive chewing behavior, so, now it is time to discover how to solve your dog’s chewing problem. You may wonder, what is meant by a chewing problem?
So, the bad habit of your dog chewing things up may seem as though your dog is just going crazy. However, a chewing problem could be more than it seems. Your dog is probably trying to reach something “inside” his mind that he wants. So, he will find a needed item to chew and chew it up. So, this is actually the chew test. If your dog does not let go and keep the toy inside then he must be lacking something inside.
To stop this excessive chewing, you must teach him your rules. We know that a puppy is still a puppy, and they do not have control of their mouth yet. You can teach him how to mouth on the right items. Here are some of the items to teach him.
Here are some items that you can teach him. You must have this when you want to stop this excessive chewing.
A chew toy
An old shoe
A toy that squeaks when you shake it
So, now, we are done with this journey of stopping your dog from chewing, so we can find out how to solve your dog’s chewing problem. You need to give your dog a reward when he does this. For this, you must be strict with him. You must not allow him to chew your item. Do not let him take it. Say NO when he asks. The only way you can let him have it is if he finishes it. You must say this word “NO” no matter if he chews the shoe or the blanket. When he obeys correctly, you must give him a reward. The reward must be something that he likes. You must make him understand that they are good if he makes progress with the training procedure. He must always be rewarded accordingly.
As you can see, dog chewing behavior is serious and may become an obsession. It can become a problem and must be stopped as soon as possible. You have to understand that this bad habit is very difficult to stop. With the help of the training guide which is in this e-book, you can solve this problem. This guide is for free, and you can find it on this website.