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Puppy destroy shoes

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I have recently buy a puppy, a jack russell, he is very energetic and a little 'mad' sometimes. But yesterday late at night I caught him chewing my shoes. My point is, how to train him not to destroy my shoes?


Asked by Member 1231151 on Aug 20th 2014 in Behavior & Training
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Angelina

Either YOU need to keep your house "puppy proofed" or you need to keep him confined until he grows out of the puppy stage.
I have a new puppy and if I am not constantly watching her she is either in a small pen or is in her crate.
While watching her, every time she goes to chew something she isn't allowed I tell her "no chew" and replace what she is chewing with one of her chew toys.
Confining to a crate or a pen is especially important at night when you are sleeping.
Until he is MUCH older he will be a puppy and that is what puppies do!!


Angelina answered on Aug 22nd.

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Obi

Put your shoes away so he can't get to them. If he does get your shoes you could trade him for a chew toy. Make sure he gets A LOT of exercise so that he is tired. A tired pup is not as mischievous.


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