by Jennie Hoenigsberg
(Shelburne, VT, USA)
We got our Great Pyrenees at 4 months old and he's been great with our kids, our 9 year old dog and our cat. He is now7 months old and the teething seems to be insatiable. He goes through treats like bully sticks and hard brain teaser consumable treats at an alarming rate. Lately, at night when I'm putting my two kids down he has been really bad and in the last two days ate a hole in my daughter's rug and then last night was chewing on the bannister. Am I missing something else that he'd like to chew on? I tried marrow bones for a while, but my older dog was eating bone chips off of them and ended up at the vet. How long will this go on? Also he gets a short walk in the morning, a long walk midday and a short walk before bed so I think he's had enough exercise.