Good online sites for deer antlers?

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  1. Cali Mae

    Cali Mae Little dog, big voice

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    Seeing as my mom was thoroughly disgusted by Cali's bully sticks, I figured maybe deer antlers would be a better option. So, I was just wondering if anyone knew of any good sites that sold them for a decent price. :)

    Thanks!
     
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    naturalfeddogs love the fluff

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    I think mypetcarnivore.com sells them. Hare Today may as well.
     
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    Ok so I'm dumb on this subject and was wondering if someone could answer this.

    I've seen people suggest them but aren't they hard?

    I think Yoshi likes the almost tough beef jerky style of bully sticks and I don't know if I'd be able to convince her to just start chewing on something that doesn't give.

    Just a note before anyone thinks I'm dumb lol. I have never touched or messed with a deer antler. I know I can get some if I wanted but when I hear antler I just think 'super hard'.
     
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    Is she disgusted by the odor of bully sticks or just knowing which part of the cow they are? :p True Chews bully sticks are washed well and don't have any odor.
     
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    A deer antler is harder than a raw bone, softer than a cooked bone. It also depends on the antler. Some are more dense, and some are more "spongy." I go for the dense ones because otherwise Gavroche kills them in no time.

    I get mine from my trainer for $5 for a good sized piece or $10 for a quite large piece. I generally use the $5 pieces. Check if there are any independent distributors, hunters, etc because everyone else marks them up like mad. The pet store here sells them for around $5+ an ounce.
     

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