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Animal chewed bush

My puppy chewed at my silver bush, not sure the actual name of it, but the leaves were wide and silver. It is a new plant I put in during the Fall, leaves fell off and now puppy chewed stems, but I did barricade it from her so hoping to see growth, do you think its dead?
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If the stems are severely damaged, it's probably best to cut them back nearly to the ground (or at least to below the point where the puppy chewed.) Any new growth that emerges from below the damaged area should be normal and healthy.

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