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Did You Know Natural Shed Antlers are Healthy Chews for Your Dogs?

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Natural Shed Elk and Moose Antlers

Hey dog lovers, do you want to give your furry friends something to keep them busy and happy for hours? If so, consider natural shed elk and moose antlers as chews for your dogs. Natural sheds differ from what you will see in a typical big box store. They tend to sell harvested antlers cut from animals taken for food. Then they dry the antlers in a kiln, sucking out the natural moister and making them dry, brittle, and subject to cracks and splinters. Natural sheds fall off every spring and 'cure' correctly, making them more durable and not subject to shattering or splintering. Here are some reasons why these antlers are suitable for your pups:

They are Natural and Organic.
Unlike some synthetic chews that may contain chemicals or artificial flavors, antlers are simply the hard bone-like structures that grow on the heads of elk and moose. These animals shed their antlers every year and leave them in the wild, where they are collected from ethical and sustainable sources. You can rest assured that no animals are harmed while making these chews.

They are Long-Lasting and Durable.
Antlers are very tough and can withstand the strong jaws of your dogs. Unlike other chews that may pose a choking hazard or damage your dog's teeth, they won't splinter or break easily. Antlers can last for months or even years, depending on your dog's size and chewing habits. This means you can save money and reduce waste by buying fewer chews over time.

They are Nutritious and Beneficial.
Antlers are rich in protein, calcium, phosphorus, iron, zinc, glucosamine, and other minerals that are essential for your dog's health. Chewing on antlers can also help clean your dog's teeth and gums, prevent plaque and tartar buildup, and freshen their breath. Antlers can also satisfy your dog's natural instinct to chew and relieve boredom, stress, or anxiety.

As you can see, Natural shed elk and moose antlers are good chews for your dogs. They are safe, healthy, eco-friendly, and fun for your pups. 

If you want to try them out, you can grab some in our online store. We use only A grade antlers for a better and more consistent chew. Make sure to choose the right size and shape for your dog and supervise them when they chew. Remember, antlers used properly are 100% digestible - just not immediately. So you don't want your pet swallowing large chucks. If the antler becomes small enough that your dog can swallow it whole, take it away and replace the old antler with a new one. 

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