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Neither of my girls seem inclined to chew on wood or other hard materials much. I know they need to keep their teeth worn down-- can they do that all on their own? If not, how can I encourage chewing?
 

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They chew fabric like there's no tomorrow... you'd think they'd be into chewing blocks too, but noooo.... they have to be difficult.
 

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Yeah, I've tried both that and using wood blocks that I can shove food inside. For a while Grizz was really into chewing the Aspen bedding in their litter box... but that is as close as I've gotten to success.
 

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Mine really like it when I make tiny sandwiches out of the little square wood chews that you can get at Petco. You put a thin layer of peanut butter between two or more of the chews and then freeze them.
 

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They dont need to chew things at all, its one of those internet rat myths . The brux when they are content and restin and this files there teeth to a nice point. Also eating hard food helps too. You only have to worry about keeping there teeth short if the teeth are uneven or dont meet.
 

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Cool. If they can take care of it on their own then I won't worry too much about it. Now if I can get them to STOP chewing holes in my comforter, we'll be all set.
 
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