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I'm wondering if there's any way to find out if a puppy will end up being a big chewer? I mean like I see dogs that are so destructive and their toys are gone within few minutes.
 

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Any dog of any breed can be a chewer and can be destructive but here's what I would find a bored dog is a destructive dog dogs who are happy and have enough fulfillment in their lives rarely chew.
we adopted George a year ago all his life he was kept on a long line in the garden allowed to bark at passers by and not walked he would do anything I was told he would steal and chew anything and in first few months he did he chewed my husband's glasses he chewed anything you left laying around everything had to be locked away.but since joining us and learning that he is going to be going out on walks in the countryside every single day he will get different types of playtime he is even enjoying water fun these days, he has stopped chewing ,his life is happy and busy and he doesn't need to be destructive.
 

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Good bit control (soft, sniper mouth) and intelligence is a good sign they will take redirects well. All dogs will need training to behave appropriately and chew toys for redirects to bite on. All dogs need good exercise to prevent excess energy/ boredom, which is the most common cause of destructive chewing.
 

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Breed is often a good indicator, but destructive chewing is usually an individual dog thing. Most dogs are destructive chewers as puppies due to teething and simply not knowing what is inappropriate to chew. Labs and Golden Retrievers are bad chewers as puppies, but they usually grow out of it by 2-3 years old and plenty of redirection to appropriate chews (although I know more than a few labs who can't resist a good TV remote even as middle-aged adults...)

Huskies are also known for being destructive, but it seems that's usually because they are bored and need more exercise.

So, destructive chewing is often up to the individual dog and can't always be predicted accurately.
 

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A dog that destroys toys is not the same as a destructive chewer.

Dogs that chew furniture, walls and doors, floors etc after puppy hood are generally anxious dogs with often some degree of lack of exercise, assuming there has been some training of course. This can be any breed of dog but chances are reduced if the parents are calm and steady types (if getting a puppy) or the dog itself is relaxed when people leave (if getting teenage or older dog)
Some breeds have longer puppyhoods than others. Lookin' at you Labradors :)

Dogs that destroy appropriate chew toys are just dogs that can chew strongly. This is mostly larger breeds and more tenacious types like small terriers. Plenty of dogs will rip a toy to shreds but not chew a thing in the house in between getting toys.

Eva can rip any toy up in an hour. She doesn't get a toy more than 2-3 times per year cause money but she does get some raw bones and frozen treats. In between, she is perfectly trustworthy inside. That's not unusual for adult dogs in my observation.
 

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I read at some website, a calming collar can reduce barking and chewing, they say "one way to keep them under control is by having them wear a calming collar. These collars will help them stop barking so often and chew all they can get their paws on. Calm dogs don’t have such behavior and they are not so frenetic". I think you can look for more information about that collar.
 
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