The Benefits of Rawhide Dog Chews

Rawhide dog chews are produced from natural rawhide, such as cow hide, or sometimes pig skin, that’s first tanned then dried, then transformed into the rawhide chews your puppy loves. They don’t just come in the normal bone shape; they also can be found in a wide variety of sizes and styles – for example twists, knots, rings and cigars.

Pigs ears are one of the most popular dog chews which can be a treat or incentive to stimulate good behaviour. Rawhide chews can assist in a number of ways: Helps to help keep your dog’s teeth and gums healthy Better oral health reduces the number of visits your dog makes to the doggy dentist Mentally stimulates and entertains your dog for hours – no more bored dogs! Lessens puppy teething pain Healthy treat to reward good behaviour Suitable for all dogs, no matter what age or size, including puppies Regular chewing on rawhide treats may help improve dental health. The saliva that is produced will make the rawhide dog chew softer, releasing collagen from the rawhide which aids to eliminate plaque and scrape away food deposits – acting like a toothbrush.

Food build up is removed from around the teeth which reduces the possibility of halitosis. As a result, the chance of dental problems and expensive trips to the vet are decreased. These rawhide chews stimulate harmless fun and entertain your dog for hours. This is especially important for older dogs who may not be as active, nonetheless still need to remain mentally alert. Springer Spaniels, Retrievers, German Pointers, Weimaraners and also other working dogs, who may be only used through the shooting season, can often lose interest if they’re not mentally stimulated or exercised enough. This boredom can lead to destructive behaviour at home.

Entertaining your family dog a few times a day, exercising them regularly and providing them with toys and rawhide dog chews could keep them stimulated and out of mischief. Rawhide bones can assist relieve a puppy’s teething pain. This normally begins around 3 – 7 months of age. Chewing promotes the growth of adult teeth. It is often recommended that you supervise your family dog or puppy with any dog chew or toy – especially puppies – to prevent them from biting off and swallowing large pieces that may choke them. Compressed rawhide dog chews are particularly useful for aggressive chewers simply because they can last as much as five times longer than regular rawhide chews. They are made from layers of rawhide pressed together to form various shapes including bones, rings, twists and cigars.

Since they are much more compressed than regular chews, these can deter your family dog from biting off and swallowing small bits of rawhide. Whilst dog chews are definitely not an alternative choice to regularly brushing your dog’s teeth, they are very helpful in cutting down on dental trips and so are much more preferable compared to a toothbrush. Also, they are a source of entertainment, a healthy option compared to other treats, and can lessen the more destructive urges which your dog or puppy may have towards your possessions and home.