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Dog Tip: Puppy Chewing

By Robin Tierney

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Rather than sacrifice her fingers to teething puppies, Krista Cugno offers them diluted-chicken-broth ice cubes. Roll a few cubes onto a bare floor and watch pooches go bananas! The cubes not only soothe gums and satisfy the need to chew but also provide enough distraction so she can prepare the puppies' meals. For some dogs, plain ice cubes are just as tantalizing.