I need some help from the expert Labrador Retriever owners on this board. I have a question for you. I just wrote a post about my newly adopted, but very destructive Lab that I'd like to get figured out. My dog is only about a year and a half old and it is chewing on and ruining things in my house. He tore up my sofa. I'm afraid that I am not exercising him enough. If a Labrador Retriever doesn't exercise enough, does it become destructive? I read that someplace, but I'd like to know the answer from some real people. I would appreciate any input. Thank you.
I recently adopted a Labrador Retriever from a local shelter and I'm quickly finding out that he's somewhat destructive with things around my house. He chews on things and has already destroyed some of my furniture. It seems like he's okay when I'm in the room with him, but when I leave the...