Australian Shepherd Chewing on Baseboard
Hi there! So I know a bored Aussie will become destructive and I know this is what’s happening, but we’re lost with what else to do for her. We took her for a walk on the beach and had a playdate for about 2 hours this morning. We do training throughout the day and only hand feed her so she’s always doing tasks for food. We give her plenty of chew toysand one of the bones is like a puzzle bone that she loves. We then take her for a walk/play ball/frisbeeat night.
Lately, she’s been bored of all of her toys, isn’t as interested in playing ball, frisbee, hide and seek, and is fearful of where we can take her to walk. She just turned 7 months old.
Any thoughts/suggestions on what to do to make sure she stays happy and out of trouble, or is this normal for their age? I feel like pulling my hair out half the time and am not sure what to do. I’m home with her all day, so she’s not stuck in her crate. I do crate trainand put her in there in the morning after her exercise/training and when I leave she goes in there as well, but for a max of 2-4 hours a day. Generally, not that much though.
Thank you so much!