OK. I have a big bad puppy.
That said, I have an 11 YO beagle. DN dropped a toy on the dog's head yesterday and the dog just looked up, sighed, and went back to sleep. I like lazy dogs who sleep a lot! ;)
Ok here goes.
You know, before I got pregnant (or before morningsickness kicked in) I walked him pretty much daily and took him to the dog park ever 2 - 3 days (off leash area LOTS of running and playing).
I dont know if you could afford this or not but what about doggy daycare?
We researched dogs for years and made numerous visits to the Retired Racer group meetings.
I did that while my sister was here.
First of all, don't get your hopes up. He probably won't settle down until he's two, so 18 months is pretty optimistic.
He's chewing because he's teething. He will outgrow it. I had a destructo-dog as well who managed to eat the siding off the back of the house, two swatch watches, a makeup kit (which
"Now when I need help, I look in the mirror" ~Kanye West~
Quick question for all you guys! If your dogs lie on your bed, what kind of bedspread do you have? My Pottery Barn silk and satin isn't holding up too well with the kitty claws and the dog, so I've put it away for company.