Chewing can be good for dogs exercises and strengthens their jaw, cleans teeth and alleviates boredom. However, chewing on non-edible or unsafe dog safe items can result in large vet bills and even death. Foreign body ingestion is Trupanionâ€™s second most common claim for dogs!Here are their top 5 breeds when it comes to chewing (and ingesting!) things they shouldnâ€™t. And Dr. Marshall warns to not wait if you see your dog had ingested something the longer you wait the more dangerous and costly the foreign body ingestion can become.