Wood twigs?

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  1. Fran27

    Fran27 New Member

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    My 5 month old puppy absolutely loves bringing twigs from the yard and chewing them for hours... I'm a bit worried that they will hurt his stomach and intestines though.

    Should I be worried?
     
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    It's not good to swallow the twigs. Try to be carefull and take away the twig when he's chewing on it...
     
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    Agree with Nicco. You never know. Plus some plants are poisonous.
     
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    Sounds like he's teething. Maybe you should give him some twig alternatives. Twigs dont' really worry me that much. I let my dogs chew on them but that doesn't mean it's right!

    If he's teethign you could try giving him a frozen carrot or something to chew on
     
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    Fran27 New Member

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    Yes he is teething, and he has a dozen of toys to chew on too.. He just always loves getting what he's not supposed to (paper is a favorite...).
     
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    Saje Island dweller

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    Typical puppy :D
     
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    Indeed :) He's awesome though :)
     
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    Gustav Don't encourage me..

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    Gus likes a good twig to chew!! But be careful if they are running with them because if they get caught in the ground or anything they can puncture the roof of their mouths!
     
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    Renee750il Felurian

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    Mine are bad about gnawing branches off of the sedge that keeps cropping up and carrying them around. :rolleyes:
     
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    Our Rufus once got terrible bad breath once.....found a twig ( 1/4 " x 3'' ) had wedged between his last 2 molars on roof of his mouth. I let the chew but check their mouths.
     
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    Same thing happened to Boomer and i found a twig jammed up there.

    -Jon
     
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    Not so little dummy here likes twigs and chewwing on wood in general. He is my personal couch killer its a good thing I have a recliner.
     

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