Many who have not given there dog Deer Antler Dog Chews often have questions about them. This Questions & Answers about Deer Antler Dog Chews section will give those who do give there dog antler chews already some interesting information about these wonderful dog chews.
I thought dogs like bones, why should my dog enjoy a deer antler chew?
This is a common question about why a dog would even be interested in deer antler dog chews and the answer is quite simple. Deer antlers are bone. Your dog is a natural forager for bones. Why not let your dog get exactly what they already want.
In addition to the antler chews being bone, it has an very delicious smell to dogs. Because it comes from a deer nearly all dogs will find that scent and taste of a natural chew to be irresistible.
Why are there different sizes of Deer Antler Dog Chews?
Dogs that are the size of a great dane, which is a large breed dog can fit nearly anything in his mouth. However a small poodle or Chihuahua will have a hard time fitting that same item in its mouth for chewing.
Regarding the same example, a chew that would be a perfect size for a small dog such as poodles or chuahuas would be a tooth pick for many large breed dogs like great danes and large German Shepherd. So picking a size that your dog would love is made according to your dogs size.
What is why do you say choosing the larger size of antler chew is the best solution if unsure of your dogs size?
A full grown large breed dog would not be happy with a chew that is 4-6 inches, its just to small. While many small to medium size dogs can enjoy a large size chew. Another reason is for safety. A large dog may be able to swallow any small sized chew, which is true of all types of chews. This is why when in doubt of the size to choose, its safer to choose the larger size.
Are these real deer antler chews?
Yes, these are absolutely 100% real antlers. Our antler chews are from real shed North American deer antlers. They are clean and contains no added chemicals or processing.
Why not just sell whole antlers as dog chews?
There are a number of reasons for this.
The largest reason being safety. A deer's antlers serve a number of purposes to them before they are shed. One of the reasons is self defense and attack. When male deer challenge each other it can be done with their antlers. This can even result in one of the deer dying from puncture wounds.
This is why we reduce the antler down to a straight or curved shape chew. This is safer for everyone. Your dog will thank you for making it easy to chew on delicious deer antlers.