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Why You Should Consider Chew Toys for Your Furry Friend

Why You Should Consider Chew Toys for Your Furry Friend

Koda loved to chew, and it didn’t matter what it was. She even gnawed the mud flaps off our car when she was in the garage. Next, she started in on the sheetrock in the same garage. Hunger? Boredom? Don’t know, but chew toys and bones became an economic necessity.

I used to purchase substantial, meaty dog bones from the butcher to satisfy her chewing desires. Great, except she buried the bones under prize rose brushes and dug up baby trees to hide her bounty. Instinct? Probably. Koda was a 130 lb. Alaskan Malamute and thought she had to cure her food.

We purchased inedible dog chews, like Nylabones, but she chewed right through them. I guess she ate them. We never had problems, but it was scary. Koda passed away when she was ten years old. I have wondered if it was from the dog chews that caused digestive problems. Probably not, but I need to blame something for my loss.

Dogs love to chew. Chewing is their way of exploring their world, alleviating teeth pain or discomfort, cleaning their teeth, strengthening their jaws, and combating boredom. The question is, what do you want to give your dog to chew? If you don’t provide them with something, they will find their own chew toy, and it probably won’t be a chew toy you want them to have.

Ingredients in Nylabones

Nylabones have been making non-edible chew toys, edible chews, and dental solutions for dogs since 1955. The company is family founded, veterinarian recommended and designed to strengthen the bond between pets and people.

The company makes several types of chew toys, but the most popular are the ones that come in various shapes and sizes and made of rubber, nylon or plastic. These are definitely not edible, and if your dog accidentally breaks off part of a non-edible Nylabones, they can have serious digestive problems.

Nylabones’ edible chews come in different flavors. With trial and error, you can choose the chew your dog prefers. The ingredients in chewable Nylabones include different flavorings, proteins, and starches – like most dog treats. Each package label list the ingredients, guaranteed analysis, and safety procedures.

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