Q. My 12 week old (got him 6 wks) labrdoodle/bloodhound eats stones and rocks! What can I do to help him? He wears a basket muzzle when outside.

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A. The basket muzzle is an excellent start. Distract him from chewing/eating rocks or stones with appropriate chew toys and tasks to keep him busy while outside. He may outgrow the behavior but if not, contact a certified trainer to reinforce basic obedience including the 'No' or 'leave it' command.

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