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7 Treats to Curb Destructive Chewing in Dogs

May 05, 2021 2 min read

7 Treats to Curb Destructive Chewing in Dogs

Dogs often chew on things they shouldn’t such as shoes, bags, and furniture. This destructive chewing can be solved with training and the help of some delicious treats!

Why do some dogs chew on furniture, shoes, and other inedible things?

Dogs naturally like to chew. Chewing bones or other hard chews helps keep their teeth clean and jaws strong. Some dogs chew when they have a lot of energy to expend. If your dog is a breed that requires more activity, consider taking them on a run or having a yard where they can let off their energy.

Teething puppies, just like human babies, discover the world by putting their mouth on things. This may include your hands, shoes, and many household objects. Be sure to “puppy-proof” your home and keep any dangerous objects, household cleaners, etc. out of their reach. By giving your puppy natural chews from a young age, they learn to direct their energy to things they should chew on. Positive chewing habits can be formed from the start!

What can dogs chew?

  1. Bully Sticks: our best-selling chew and an all-natural alternative to rawhide. This durable chew is well-loved by dogs and can do wonders for dogs’ teeth by scraping away tartar and plaque. Available in a variety of thicknesses and lengths, there is a bully stick perfect for every dog.
  2. Cow Ears: Cow Ears are great because they are a low-fat chew that supplements bully sticks. It’s also a more natural alternative to chemically-processed rawhide with no artificial ingredients or smoking agents.
  3. Bones: Dog Bones are harder than bully sticks and can last many dogs a long time. Our variety of chew bones are divided by appropriate size – for small, medium, and large dogs. Choose from beef, lamb, and pork. Bones are a natural source of calcium and protein. Some bone chews, like Beef Scapula, contain glucosamine and chondroitin, shown to benefit joint health.
  4. Antlers: Yes, dogs can chew on antlers! Whole antlers are the most durable chews you’ll find. Split antlers are an option for puppies and senior dogs. Antlers are great because they are mess-free and have no odor. Like bones, antlers are a natural source of calcium, iron, and zinc.
  5. Cow Hooves: For strong chewers, medium to giant breeds, cow hooves are a super durable chew. Sourced from free-range cattle, this chew is protein-rich and low in fat.
  6. Collagen Chews: Unless your dog is allergic to beef, we suggest trying a variety of beef treats that naturally help clean dogs’ teeth and support bone and joint health. Beef Collagen Sticks and Collagen Kabobs are hard chews that can help curb destructive chewing.
  7. Himalayan Yak Cheese: For dogs with sensitive stomachs who can’t handle beef, chicken, lamb or duck may be a more suitable option. Himalayan Yak Cheese is a great power chew option for destructive chewers. 

With the help of these natural dental chews your dog can curb their negative chewing habits, save your furniture, and enjoy a treat!

Dental chews aren’t limited to bully sticks. There are many other options available at BestBullySticks.com to suit individual dogs’ size, age, and diet.

For more dog tips and tricks, visit our blog.


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