Chewing issues with your Maltese dog can cause havoc in your home. Teething issues can cause discomfort for your pet.
If you have a puppy it is important to understand the teething phase that your little one is going through. As a loving owner, you can offer your dog relief during this time.
Teething for a dog will begin at the approximate age of 5 months and continue on until your pup is about 1 year old.
Your puppy will be in an almost constant state of needing to relieve the pain they are feeling. Steps can be taken so that your shoes, furniture, pillows and other items are not destroyed.
If you have an adult dog who seems to want to chew on everything except their toys, this can be addressed as well. An adult canine will chew for several reasons, all which can be resolved with a bit of training. Your Maltese may chew on inappropriate items because of:
Each reason has its own set of symptoms. Once the cause is determined, help is on its way with a dose of training to help your Maltese cope with the underlying problem and be a happy and content dog.