Chewing is a natural way for dogs to release stress and it actually is proven to relax dogs and have a calming effect. In other words, chews is an easy and natural way for dogs to regulate agitation and stress independently. Therefore having a chew available for your dog (puppy) handy always come in handy. Canophera dog chew sticks are made using the 100% natural coffee wood. Coffee wood is an ideal resource for dog sticks, which is a harder wood, making them particularly resistant and less likely to splinter. Make sure you are using the right size chew for your dog - dogs with very strong jaws may bit through the stick therefore you should always pick the correct size stick for your dog.