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    Post  catalat on Wed Feb 18, 2009 8:09 pm

    I have been looking to get the dogs some raw bones for chewing but have NO idea what to get or what to look for. Any reccommendations would be great!
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    Post  Kelly on Wed Feb 18, 2009 9:17 pm

    Your chi would likely benefit from smaller, softer bones (much like cats): chicken necks/wings/backs, rabbit ribs, quail..

    Your bigger dog may enjoy large necks, like lamb/pig, if you can manage try to get a lamb leg! Mmm.

    Never cooked bones, and people tend to stay away from heavy beef/etc bones that can break teeth. Perhaps your larger dog would enjoy turkey legs?


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    Post  Siam on Wed Feb 18, 2009 10:03 pm

    I would start off with Chicken or Turkey necks, soft, pliable bones covered in plenty of meat if your dog is one who needs his bones disguised at first. I gave my uncle's dog a turkey neck for her first ever bone and she crunched through them like they were kibble Shocked
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    Post  catalat on Fri Feb 20, 2009 10:27 am

    thanks for the tips Smile
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    Post  Kelly on Fri Feb 20, 2009 8:38 pm

    No problem, let us know how the first bone goes over!


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    Post  Timothea on Sat Feb 21, 2009 10:02 pm

    Are you looking for a rec bone, or RMB?

    For a little dog like yours, a lamb leg would be great, and much safer than a WRECK bone! If you want some ideas for little guys, necks and backs are great, and you can often get them from the butcher pretty cheap. Dogs also love chicken feet if you can find them, just for chewing pleasure, is there a China town near you?

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