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Are rawhide chews safe for your pet?

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Of the many questions I'm asked, the most common is, "Is rawhide safe?"

I'm a little uncomfortable answering this question because dogs (and all pets) are unique, so what works well for one may not be right for another.


Humans offer their canine companions rawhide chews for various reasons. You might give a dog a rawhide chew to reduce behavior problems, such as barking or destructive chewing, or for the dental benefits.

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