Walmart sells a rawhide like chew called Exer-Hide this particular “treat” is responsible for MAJOR seizures and death. This product is manufactured in Brazil. Incidents have been happening since December 2010 but they still keep this on the market, Please be warned and share with anyone you know that has a dog that eats rawhide treats.
Some of the dangers associated with Rawhide chews are as follows;
Since rawhide is not regulated in any way, it could happen again. These foreign hides may also contain other harmful things such as antibiotics, lead, or insecticides that could adversely affect the health of your dog.
“Choking is a hazard, and rawhide can cause gastric irritation when dogs chew on it often, gastric irritation can also cause vomiting and extreme discomfort in dogs.
Intestinal blockages can occur and are costly to repair if your pet has to undergo a surgery.
Remember your dogs health depends on the products you choose to give them, so always get all the facts first before trying anything new. Some new products on the market are potato bones, Yes that’s right made from real potatoes!
Your vet should be able to give you a list of the appropriate types of toys for your dog.