Training a new pup isn't easy if you don't have the right guide lines to follow, it's essential to train them properly if you want peace in your home, not to mention shoes without teeth marks.
Puppies are like babies, they teethe and they like to put things in their mouth and chew them, especially if the items has your scent on it.
Many a good pair of Jimmy Choo shoes have become Jimmy Chewed shoes. Sorry, that's my silly sense of humour!
Anything within the puppy's reach can be a target to be chewed. Even when you buy them good doggie chew toys!
They just LOVE the smell of your shoes and that's why they prefer them to a chew toy.
If you do have to leave your pup at home while you work, you could always crate them, there are many choices now, even clear plastic crates that they can see through but can't jump out of, they look more attractive than the normal wire crates in your home and you can take out or add on sections depending on the space your pup needs.
I am going to be featuring some great training tools from Experts in the Dog Training Niche, you can choose if you'd like to watch the training on Videos, or read a book and all in the comfort of your own home.
On line Dog Training is excellent, because you can go over each section at your own pace. So stay tuned for my recommendations in my next blog.
In the meantime, hide your shoes! 🙂