Why Do Dogs Eat Wood?

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There are a number of things that make a dog eat wood. Dogs will eat wood because they are bored. Being social animals, they would crave interaction with the family and if this opportunity is not provided it will be bored and become destructive. Eating wood is a way by which it can get the attention of the family. Eating of wood may be attributed to a nutrient deficient diet.
2 Additional Answers
It is thought that in many cases the dog is attempting to gain a specific nutrient from the wood piece or pieces. No one really knows the answer.
The main reason dogs eat wood is cause they are known not to be very picky when it comes to eating things. This can be things from rubber toys and wood.
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There is not real reason why dogs eat wood. Most dogs just like to have something to chew on and wood is as good as anything. In the process of chewing they may actually eat it as
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Probably nothing, some dogs just like to chew on things like wood. You can try giving the dog something else to chew on such as a bone or chew toy. They may find they prefer the bone
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Burdock, which is a common produce item found in many areas in the world, is found in the woods of Michigan. Burdock grows as a weed throughout Michigan, and can be up to three feet
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