Long lasting chew toys?

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  1. Fran27

    Fran27 New Member

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    I used to give Boris rawhide, but he started swallowing big pieces of them so we stopped... We moved to booda bones. He looooooooves them, our problem now is that a bone lasts a day... We ordered 20 online at $4 each but still... it's getting really expensive!

    Do you know of any chew toys that are long lasting and harmless for the dogs?
     
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    BigDog2191 Big German Shepherd

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    Is it bad for them to swallow them?

    I gave Rocky one of those Dingo rawhides and he LOVED it. It was like trying to take away a game you're really addicted too. He must've sat and just chewed for 2 hours straight.

    But he tore it to shreds in one day. But regardless, he loves 'em and it keeps him busy.
     
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    gaddylovesdogs no touchy

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    Rawhides really aren't all that great.

    Kongs and nylabones are great. I know what you mean about booda bones--my dogs tore one apart in a few minutes. :rolleyes: Very strong.
     
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    Renee750il Felurian

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    Ours love their Orbee-tuff bones! They are very nearly indestructible, and they have this strange, appealing squishy but firm texture that the dogs love to mouth. www.planetdog.com
     
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    Havent tried the Orbee's but KONG KONG KONG.
     
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    we had a kong for buster (but a cheap one) and he just tore it apart
     
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    Babyblue5290 Happy Meal. Yum.

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    I got two of the Orbee's and my dogs love them! They love to just squish them in their mouths and throw and catch them.
    Kongs are also good.
     
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    BigDog2191 Big German Shepherd

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    I don't know why but Rocky's not a Kong kind of dog.

    It's weird, after how much everyone talked about it, he's only interested if peanut butter is FILLED from top to bottom.

    But he loves those Dingo bones and the problem is it only takes him a day to chew to peices.
     
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    fillyone But please, call me Barb

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    Dante loves his too.
    He's a really tough chewer, can go through a Nylabone in a very short time.
    His Orbee-tuff bone doesn't have a mark on it!
    'course it scared the 'you know what' outta me the first night...the one I got glows in the dark! :D
     
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    Renee750il Felurian

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    ROFL! That's funny! I got the grrrrls the giant pink ones :)
     
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    I really don't like the nylabones or the raw hides for Chip...he swallows more than chews. Nothings better than a raw bone....( not pet store bought )...let them pick off the meat and marrow outside and then it can come inside.
     
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    Yeah, mine get frozen bones as well. Meat popsicles! They love it and it takes them longer to get through it. They'll chew on them long after all the meat and tendons are gone. I buy soup knuckles at my grocery store but you can buy them from the butcher or wherever for cheaper I'm sure.
     
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    There is a cheap KONG???
     
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    There are other brands that look like kongs. I think that's what he meant.
     
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    Saje...I do have trouble buying bones this time of the year....next fall I'm going to fill the freezer. I've got to find a " butcher"....no bones come in to regular Supermarkets.
     
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    Really? I wonder why that is? I haven't bought some for awhile so I'll keep my eye on their stock. :)
     
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    Nylabone Galileo....I promise he won't be able to break any chunks off. As far as regualr nylabones go, you have to buy the solid hard nylon type, NOT the puppy gumabones or the clearer type nylabones as these one's wear down and break off. The hard nylon nylabones last forever.
     
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    Ok going to check on that, thanks :) I'll order one of those orbee toys, I've heard so much about them but I've never been able to find one... Going to check on the nylabones as well.

    Oh, for the orbee ball, what size is best for a 60+ lbs golden retriever? He should get around 80ish when he's fully grown.

    He has a kong, he just totally ignores it unless there is peanut butter in it :D
     
  20. Barb04

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    Have to agree about the orbee tuff toys. I have the bones and balls. They are the best investment I've made. I haven't had to get rid of one yet. I buy them as gifts now.
     

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