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The Best Rawhide Alternative Treats for Busy Chewers

The Best Rawhide Alternative Treats for Busy Chewers |

The Best Rawhide Alternative Treats for Busy Chewers

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Dog parents, you’ve probably already heard about the dangers of giving your dogs rawhide treats, despite finding them in just about every pet store out there. While our pups may be totally down to chew on rawhide stuff all summer, it’s just not great for them. Besides the choking and blockage risks, rawhide also isn’t easily digestible which can lead to other health issues. The good news? There are plenty of other options out there! Below, the best rawhide alternative treats for busy chewers of all sizes.

1. Merrick Natural Cuts Medium Real Venison Rawhide Free Dog Treats, $9.98

Keep them occupied during treat time with these savory venison chews! No rawhide here — just meat and wholesome ingredients.

2. Himalayan Pet Supply Happy Teeth Himalayan Cheese Flavor Dental Dog Treat, $7.12

If they prefer something that they can work on for hours, gift them this lactose-, grain-, and gluten-free chew! It’s crafted with natural minerals to help strengthen teeth while enzymes work to remove nasty plaque, freshen breath and help keep teeth clean.

3. SmartBones Mini Peanut Butter Chew Bones Dog Treats, $11.41

Shopping for a smaller chew? Check out these mini chicken chews! They’re also made with vegetables and other healthy ingredients, so they can enjoy the good taste with extra good stuff.

4. Wholesome Pride Pet Treats Sweet Potato Fries Dehydrated Dog Treats, $18.49

Hey, we love sweet potato fries so it only makes sense that our dogs love them too! This grain-free treat is perfect for those pups with food allergies and sensitive tummies. They’re also a great source of fiber!

5. Pet ‘n Shape Grain-Free Chik ‘n Sweet Potato Dog Treats, $14.80

Grain-free and made without wheat, corn or soy, these natural treats are a one-size-fits-all hit for dogs of all breeds *and* ages.

6. Good Lovin’ Traditional Beef Bully Stick Dog Chew, 7-inch, Pack of 6, $29.99

PSA: all dogs flip out over bully sticks. So if you’re looking for the best alternative rawhide treats, these are it! They’re made from slow roasted grass-fed beef to lock in the meat juices and even help keep their teeth clean.

7. Dentley’s Nature’s Chews Large Full Deet Antler Dog Chew, $24.99

If you’re in search of something more long-lasting, present your pup with these all-natural antlers. (They’re especially ideal for larger dogs.)

8. Barkworthies Odor Free Dog Bully Stick, 12″ L, Pack of 3, $19.99

Bully sticks are great and all but if you can’t stomach the smell, go with these. They’re an excellent size for medium to large dogs and stand up to aggressive chewers for a while!

9. Redbarn Naturals Beef Bully Coated Cow Ear Dog Treats, $28.79

All-natural cow ears coated with a bully stick gravy? Yeah. It’s safe to say our dogs are going to lose their minds over these!

10. Barkworthies Medium Breed Variety Pack Dog Treats, $19.40

Multiple dogs? With favorites like bullies, bones and trachea, this variety assortment has something for the whole pack!

Another must for your summer pet checklist? Keeping them flea and tick-free! Check out our essentials for keeping your furry friend itch-free!