Rawhide toys are inexpensive, easy, and quick for dog owners And they’re quite popular. Rawhide is not just bad for your dog it’s potentially lethal.
That pocket in the department stores are all leather and so is rawhide. During my certificate classes was about appropriate toy choice for dogs based on breed, health, and security.
Here are some quick reasons to prevent rawhides…
1. They’re leather and smell like leather. Dogs can not determine that $300 pair of shoes out of that $3 rawhide toy you bought her the day before.
2. They are tough to digest.
3. They can get stuck inside your dogs system. If this isn’t treated immediately your dog could die.
4. They are easily consumed by Pit Bulls and other medium to large
Kong toys. Kongs Kongs aren’t chew toys though. They’re toys that you fill with snacks or stuffing and allow your dog to get them for brief intervals.
Kongs also double Remember to not leave them with your Pit Bull as the breed was known to consume off some pieces of them.
Bully Sticks. Bully sticks are natural chews made from Bull components and can be bought online. Like Kong’s, bully sticks shouldn’t be left with your Pit Bull unsupervised as your dog may want to try to consume more than they could.
Alternative to the difficult to digest rawhide chews.
Whatever you Choose to substitute the raw materials with make certain it is digestible or turned out to be tough enough to get a Pit Bull to play for any period of time.
Remember There’s no such thing as indestructible toy Always supervise your dog with the toy or chew until you’re sure the toy is secure or the chew won’t harm your dog.
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