November 6, 2009, Newsletter Issue #42: Are rawhide dogs treats safe?

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Rawhide dogs treat are made of dryed cow skin that have been coated with a chemical to keep them hard when drying. Rawhide dog treats are actually not healthy for your dog at all. When dog eat rawhide dog treats they can cut the dogs gums because of the sharp side they have on them. Dogs are also unable to digest rawhide a better alternative would be pigs ears dogs can digest these. So next time your looking for a healthy dog treat skip the rawhide.


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