Puppies that are teething and dogs that are bored often end up chewing anything they can get their teeth on. However, some breeds of dogs have gained a reputation for being notorious chewers. On top of the list are:


  • Australian shepherd
  • Basset hound
  • Beagle
  • Border collie
  • Boxer
  • Bulldog
  • Chihuahua
  • Dachshund
  • Dalmatian
  • Doberman pinscher
  • German shepherd
  • Golden retriever
  • Great Dane
  • Greyhound
  • Jack Russel terrier
  • Labrador retriever
  • Pitbull
  • Rottweiler
  • Shetland Sheepdogs
  • Shiba Inu
  • Siberian husky


What is the best dog toy for a heavy chewer?

If you have a tough chewer, you should look for an appropriate chew toy that your dog won’t destroy in a few minutes. The Kong Extreme Dog Toy is one of the best indestructible dog toys for aggressive chewers. Its natural rubber formula makes it ultra-durable and gives the ball an erratic bounce giving your pet’s game an extra kick. For extra stimulation and motivation, stuff with your pet’s favorite treats. It’s available in 5 sizes--S, M, L, XL, and XX-- which means there’s a Kong Extreme Dog Toy for every size of dog out there.


The TastyBone Nylon Large Peanut Butter Dog Toy is specially made for the most vigorous chewers. It’s made from 100% virgin nylon and infused with tasty flavors that will surely appeal to your dog’s senses. It’s designed for small, large, and giant dogs.


For the ultimate chewing experience, give your dog Kong Extreme Traxx which is a durable tire chew made of super durable rubber. The tire’s sidewalls double up and rebound when compressed. It comes in 2 sizes to suit dogs of any size.


What can you give a heavy dog for chewing?

Bully sticks make for long-lasting healthy chews. They’re made of a material that won’t splinter as cooked bones do. There are a variety of bully sticks that will suit your pet’s needs. Absolute Bites Bully Stick Dog Treats is perfect for the most avid chewer in the house. It’s made of high-protein beef muscle that makes them very tasty and highly digestible.


For all-natural dog treats, Scott & Dan's Bully Sticks is made using a slow-drying process which removes the moisture and enhances the flavor. They’re great for dogs of all breeds, sizes, or ages.