There are many types of chewing bones available to choose from for your dog, but what's the difference between them? Is there any difference in ingredients or function between different type of chewing bones and which ones are the most suitable for my dog? We understand that there may be questions about this - here are the answers!
What are chewing bones?
Chewing bones can be anything from nylon or rubber-bones to actual bone fragments and dried skin, to vegetarian chewing bones. The function of the chewing bones is to satisfy the dog's natural instinct to chew and to keep the dog busy. Chewing bones is seen as a complement to the diet and a snack. All chewing is good for the dog's teeth, but some do have additional benefits to the dog's oral hygiene.
What are dental sticks?
These are chewing sticks or chewing bones with a focus on the dog's dental health and oral hygiene. With special fibers and chewing resistance, they provide a brushing effect that helps to counteract plaque and tartar. They also contain minerals that prevent tartar.
petgood dental sticks are chewing sticks that promote your dog's dental health and oral hygiene. They are also enriched with protein from insects which is a high-quality and hypoallergenic protein source that is completely free of growth hormones and antibiotics.
In addition to insect protein and green peas, petgood dental sticks contains:
- Sodium hexametaphosphate: Counteracts tartar formation.
- Vitamin C: Inhibits the growth of bacterial plaque.
- Zinc: Supports healthy teeth and healthy gums.
- Mint and Parsley: Promotes healthy breath.
- Fibers: Special fibers that create a brushing effect that helps control plaque and tartar.
Our chewing sticks are also developed with veterinarians and nutrition experts to promote your dog's oral and dental hygiene. Each package consists of 7 chewing sticks, and the recommended dosage is one stick a day in addition to brushing your dog's teeth. The ingredients are carefully selected and the product is developed together with veterinarians and dental specialists. They should not be seen as an alternative to toothbrushing, but instead as a compliment.
Is there also vegetarian chewing bones?
There are also vegetarian chewing bones available. They can be made out of nylon, rubber or other materials that does not break down, and for this reason be used for a long time. There are also vegeterian chewing sticks available with only plant-based ingredients, such as potato, carrot and peas. Our chewing sticks contain green peas and vegetable fiber to provide the brushing effect, and are also enriched with insect protein to provide essential amino acids.
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Enjoy the chewing!