Antlerz?

ms_minnamouseOctober 12, 2010

Has anyone tried these? They're deer antlers. I'm concerned they make break tips off of Ginger's teeth.

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mazer415

My friends lab carries around shedded deer amtlers everyday, gnawing on them for months...I dont see a problem unless the antler gets to be a small tip, them I would chuck it for fear of it going down and getting stuck..

    Bookmark   October 12, 2010 at 5:38PM
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Ninapearl

i know several people who give their dogs deer antlers and they last forever and the dogs LOVE them.

i'm gonna check those out. the hunters around here won't part with antlers!

    Bookmark   October 12, 2010 at 6:33PM
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glaserberl

I got one for our dog and his interest lasted about 5 minutes. He is probably in the minority.

    Bookmark   October 12, 2010 at 9:19PM
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beemersmom

I just bought these for my 2 boxers. They love them. One of my boys destroys most chewies in minutes. He has been gnawing on his antler for days and it's barely scratched! I will definately purchase more of these.

    Bookmark   October 13, 2010 at 6:28AM
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carmen_grower_2007

We deer hunt so always have a supply of antlers, plus we find shedded ones in our woods. The secret to the longevity of deer antlers is that you have to age them for at least a year and probably two. The fresh ones will get chewed up right away. Deer shed their antlers every winter and you seldom find them in the woods even when you have hundreds of deer. That is because small animals devour them right away.

We have two labs and aged antlers are the only thing they can't chew up. No splitting or splintering.

    Bookmark   October 13, 2010 at 8:49AM
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ms_minnamouse

But do they break off the tips of teeth?

    Bookmark   October 14, 2010 at 2:27AM
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carmen_grower_2007

These two still have all of their teeth tips and my former dog who lived to be 16 yrs. kept all of his teeth also.

    Bookmark   October 14, 2010 at 7:36PM
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taxidermist

If you soak them in chicken broth now and again they love them even more.

    Bookmark   October 23, 2010 at 11:30AM
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