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Old 11-07-2014, 04:10 AM
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Default Wild Whole Elk Antler... not cheap... but very worth it!

If you've got a crazy active chewing dog... these things are great! Clean, no mess and it really seems to keep the dog engaged for a long period of time.

Let me say it again... they're not cheap.

Anyone have a source for them?
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Did you try nyla-bone ?
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Originally Posted by ladyjane View Post
Did you try nyla-bone ?
You want the most recent Nyla story?

Ok.

We bought the "Digestible" one... the biggest one they had... I think they call it "Souper" -- but I could be wrong... nonetheless, it's the biggest one they had.

Dog ATE the entire thing in under 20 minutes. Then got plugged up and didn't poop for almost 2 days.

I've read they aren't that great for dogs... but we needed something in a pinch... never again.

These antlers are great. I've been researching and apparently you can get them a bit more economically than full price at Petco from Kong.

$30 for a dog chew. I think I need my head examined.
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My german shepherd LOOOOVES the antlers... but yeah around $30ish for a bone...
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How long do these last? We have a lab and a pitbull. The lab goes though most bones very quick. Would it last more then a few hours?
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How long do these last? We have a lab and a pitbull. The lab goes though most bones very quick. Would it last more then a few hours?
Absolutely.
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i saw some for sell the other day, much smaller and not whole antlers and i was nervous to buy them but i will go back and see what they have since it seems they are safe.

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Target has them. About 4" long. $15.
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Wow pete that dog of yours is powerful
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They are great...well, the small deer antlers are at least. My Beagle has chewed on the same little one for about a year. Obviously not constantly, every day. It finally recently got to small to be safe so it's gone. Time for a new one.
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They work great but those things are hell on the feet when you are walking around the house at night in the dark.
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Pete, try Greenies. Freeze them first too.
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My lab has destroyed anything given to him as a chew. I've walked by the antlers many times and thought I'd like to try one but the price kept me away. Maybe I'll bite the bullet today and give one a try.
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I bet you could find an old, shitty bull elk mount for sale.
Spend $300 and get 300 inches of chew toy.
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Good buddy of mine just sent me this:

http://www.elkusa.com/antler-chew.html#chews

I'll try some after I'm 100% certain she doesn't "get bored" with this one.
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Just make sure they are not 'chinese' elk.
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Try theses. They last awhile. My pup is a pretty heavy chewer. When it gets small microwave it for about 45 secs and it turns into a big puff. They cost about $10 but last at least a week depending on how long I let her have it. I get the large ones...there's bigger and smaller. Mine is 45 lbs

http://www.petsmart.com/food-health/...t=pfm%3Dsearch

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Antler sheds are pricey but last a long time. Somebody told me they were bad for the dogs teeth because they are so hard. I'm not sure how bad they are. As long as they weren't chewing them all the time, I would bet they would be fine. Dogs sure do seem to love them.
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Originally Posted by OldPete View Post

Anyone have a source for them?
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I bet you could find an old, shitty bull elk mount for sale.
Spend $300 and get 300 inches of chew toy.
NO! most taxidermists put a lacquer on the antlers to preserve them. Please do not give this to a dog!
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Antler sheds are pricey but last a long time. Somebody told me they were bad for the dogs teeth because they are so hard. I'm not sure how bad they are. As long as they weren't chewing them all the time, I would bet they would be fine. Dogs sure do seem to love them.
She seems to really like it when we're all together in the "pack"... naturally all pups are different.
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