Dogs are naturally curious animals who love to explore and investigate anything they can get their teeth on. As such, it is no surprise that one of the things dogs may chew on in the house is shoes. Whether it’s your favorite pair of sneakers or grandma’s old slippers, a dog can have a lot of fun (and make quite a mess) digging their teeth into your footwear. But why do dogs chew shoes anyway?
Author: Dr. Mohsin Iqbal (DVM, RVMP)
Dr. Mohsin Iqbal is a licensed veterinarian with more than 5 years of experience in veterinary medicine. After receiving his DVM degree from The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Pakistan, he worked as a veterinarian in both government and private sectors. Dr. Mohsin specializes in small animal medicine and surgery and has experience treating all types of animals including dogs, cats, horses, and reptiles. He has a passion for pets and has written several eBooks on pet care and surgery. In addition to his clinical work, he also volunteers his time for various animal rescue organizations and helps care for injured and abandoned animals.
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