Choose the Right Chew

We’re here to set things straight (and braided). So we started this series for you.

The doggo-treat-world can sometimes seem endless. We’ve been there, stumbling around the aisles of a local pet store, lights flickering, employees grinning, scrambling to process hundreds of smelly, odd-coloured, indecipherable dog treats. What are they? What are they made from? Does beef pizzle really mean bull’s p....and then “Can I help you today?”. Confusion sets in.

Just like us, our dogs are individuals. Each comes with unique needs, tastes and interests. A treat that might be perfect for Buffy the Cavalier from the park, may not be right for your doggo. We’ve made it our mission to investigate a dog’s all-time top treats. We spell out the benefits, the drawbacks, and our personal tips so that you can make an informed decision.

Chewing is instinctively necessary for dogs. It keeps their teeth healthy and clean. And if you don't give them something to chew on, rest assured they'll find your slippers looking like a rather attractive option.

To help satisfy your dog's need to chew, look for safer alternatives to bones. And no matter what you give your dog to chew on, be certain that you supervise your dog.

Bully that! The lowdown on Bully Sticks

While we probably don’t have to sing our praises of WAG’s dehydrated treats (you are here, after all) we’d be amiss if we didn’t mention them.

Dehydrating animal parts means retaining the wholesome benefits – vitamins, nutrients and a spectacular taste that is often lost in standard cooking procedures, plus it seriously prolongs shelf-life.

Bully sticks are usually cut down to a variety of sizes, which means you can mix-and-match the perfect size to the perfect dog. What more could you ask for?

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Are goat horns safe for dogs?

Goat horns are like the best kind of chew toy – but better – because they’re totally edible and completely delicious.

Dogs are born to chew, with their jaw and teeth built for gnawing on tough animal parts. Goat horns are extra special—the enzymes in dogs’ saliva soften the edges and they break away for a satisfying crunch. When chewed appropriately, goat horns are not a choking hazard.

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Yo! Got Drops?

Yoghurt drops are the best ammunition to bring to training. With their bite-size shape and one-of-a-kind flavours, yoghurt drops will have any dog sit-stay-speaking to perfection for just one morsel. Besides polishing your sit-pretty, yoghurt drops are quintessential for mental stimulation. Small and relatively non-perishable, they’re all kinds of right for dropping into puppy-puzzles, snuffle matts, and stuffing all kinds of toys and treats.