Dogs like to chew. Chewing is a natural behavior for all dogs because it allows them to explore the world around them, exercise their jaws and even clean their teeth. It also engages them mentally and alleviates boredom. It helpsexpels energy and produces feel-good chemicals in their brain, keeping them calm and relaxed. So, can we relive their stresses by allowing them to chew? Absolutely!
Dogs have an urge to chew and are strongest when they are still puppies but also carries on throughout life. Chewing helps exercise jaw muscles and helps scrape away dental plaque, and it provides relief from irritated gums when puppies are teething. Chewing also helps to relief boredom. Dogs also gain natural nutrients when they chew animal parts such as bones and tendons.