Help - nothing in my house is safe

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What does walk- mean? I only- know run
Barked: Fri Feb 27, '09 3:44am PST 
We recently got a walker coonhound mix from a save a stray shelter. He is very smart but anything within his reach he tears apart. He has tons of toys but also like human toys. He is constatantly jump on counter taking things off. Any idea how to stop this beahavior.

I appreciate any help I can get.

Mike and Laureen

Energizer Bunny
Barked: Mon Jan 21, '13 2:44pm PST 
I know this was posted a few years ago, but I was wondering if you ever got any good advice? I have the same problem with my dog. She's a little over a year old and is a Treeing Walker/Beagle mix (also a rescue). She loves to chew, and not just her own toys. At one point I had to run upstairs to get something and left her alone for a few mins. When I came back down, she'd taken a throw pillow off the couch, ripped it open and took all the stuffing out! I scold her and she knows she did wrong - she hangs her head and looks really guilty. Strangely enough, she doesn't seem to get destructive when she's home alone, only when someone's here with her but not on the same level of the house with her. Any tips to curb this destructive chewing?

Barked: Wed Dec 17, '14 3:16am PST 
I know that this response is even later, but this breed needs exercise, exercise, and more work. Once you exhaust them, they are incredible gentle and relaxed. I live in a condo, so I started walking my new two year old, adopted, coonhound with a dog backpack with 10lbs of weight. (He weighs 60 lbs). They will always counter surf, so keep bread well out of reach, but Jackson has become quite the couch hound once we have him something to do.