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Old 03-01-2005, 06:26 PM
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Default Rawhide Bones

This might be a weird question, but what exactly are those rawhide bones made from? I got Diego just a plain one. He chews on that thing till his gums are bleeding...LOL What makes them so tasty?? LOL
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Old 03-01-2005, 07:10 PM
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I don't want to scare you, as I wish they would do some studies on this, but it's cattle hyde preserved in formalahyde (sp). At least for the ones coming from South America where they mostly come from. Been known to cause cancer because of the way the preserve the hyde. I'm not sure, but I'm not taking any chances. Only fresh bones for my babies, as I lost my beloved lab and golden within a year of each other after they had eaten rawhides for the past 10 years. Both due to Lymphoma
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Old 03-01-2005, 07:35 PM
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I found a company that says no preservatives or no formaldehyde so IS that ok? Victor really misses his chews.
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Old 03-02-2005, 01:58 AM
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smkie, why don't you try some bully sticks or dried beef tendons?
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Old 03-02-2005, 10:51 AM
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Yeah i would actually stay away from Rawhides all around they just make me nervouse. I make my own dog biscuts and chews from natural things so i know what their getting. Also my dogs get beef and lamb bones which they love.

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Old 03-02-2005, 10:56 AM
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ok..I will go find some, thanks mordy for the link
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Old 03-02-2005, 05:50 PM
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I feel so fortunate to have access to the AgriFeed and Pet Store in Knoxville. They have these huge beef bones that Shiva just loves - and they're not only from the U.S., they're organic! She doesn't get them very often, though, because she's such a brat to Bimmer and Kharma over bones.
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