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Old 12-18-2012, 08:31 AM
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Hi everyone, i bought Charchi a dried pigs ear today from the pet store, and he absoulutley loved it. He usually has a little rawhide knot every day as he loves these as well and it keeps him busy for awhile. Can anyone tell me please are rawhide, and pigs ears, ok for our chi,s to have every day, it,s NOT the treat aspect i,m wanting to give him more like something to keep him busy, as i think they get sick of toy,s Whats safe?
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I would not give rawhide they are a shocking and blockage hazard they don't digest .Try bullysticks instead unless your chis is allergic to beef.Pig ears are ok .
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i find that pig ears everyday causes digestive issues for some...it is after all coming from pork! pork isnt supposed to be given on a regular basis. i only give it as a once in a while treat and take it away. bullysticks and deer antlers however i leave layin around and they absolutely love it ive given rawhides to dex before and he never had anythin wrong with him but its true its not 100% digestable...i would never ever give it to KC tho since shes so small and could easily choke on it
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OK thanks for that, i wont give him any more rawhide, i have seen bullysticks here in australia, so i will try him with those, can they be given every day? see i like to give him something to chew on everyday ,he loves things he can really get stuck into , i dont think we have deer antlers here in australia, does anybody know?thanks-janet.
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OK thanks for that, i wont give him any more rawhide, i have seen bullysticks here in australia, so i will try him with those, can they be given every day? see i like to give him something to chew on everyday ,he loves things he can really get stuck into , i dont think we have deer antlers here in australia, does anybody know?thanks-janet.
i would see how he reacts to the bullystick....some chis chew on bullys and some just straight swallows one LOL...also make sure to see how he poops after havin some of this yummy goodness! i just leave the bullysticks on the bed and Dex and KC always find them and chew on when they please as i know their chewing routine so i found it safe :] make sure its ok! some people throw out the bullystick when it gets near the end just in case of a chokin hazard. also some people cant take the smell of bullysticks after it gets to the "gummy" part which both mine love the most LOL...so u are fore-warned of the stench...me? i dont mind it
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No , i never knew or heard of bully sticks before i joined this forum, if my baby loves em, i,ll be ok with it, just so i got this right? it,s ok to give him one of theses each day? providing he,s not allergic? thanks-janet.
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No , i never knew or heard of bully sticks before i joined this forum, if my baby loves em, i,ll be ok with it, just so i got this right? it,s ok to give him one of theses each day? providing he,s not allergic? thanks-janet.
some people might argue that its causes them to gain weight when eaten all the time but i havent seen this at all...some people use the bullystick as a reward treat only as well. this is all depends on what ur usin it for
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OK thanks Pigeonsheep, thanks for all your help, i,ll try these and see how we go. But i think i will still buy him say, 2 pigs ear a month say, because he just loved the one i gave him today, but always watch him when he eats anyway, thanks again everone-janet.
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