Dog-nibbling-on-blanket-forum, angel alvarado, lvt licensed veterinary technician object sucking (or nibbling) is common in dogs. it is a self-soothing behavior, much like thumb sucking in small children. there is no harm to your dog to engage in this behavior unless she begins to ingest the blankets.. Nibbling is something you want to discourage your dog from doing even though it is a natural instinct in most animals. dogs are literally born to chew. just like infants, they put objects in their mouth in order to explore their surroundings. however, if your dog is chewing on inappropriate things, such as blankets, you have to stop them., dogs love their owners, but when they stare expectantly, it’s not only about devotion. here's why your dog sits and stares at you..
If so, she may be chewing the blanket from stress. dogs need lots of exercise and ways to burn off energy so chewing the blanket may have been a way of releasing that energy if she was in a cage. #11 nov 14, 2013 boxermomof2