It is September, that means time for apple and pumpkin treats. It also is 5k season around these parts. Once it hits September, we hit the trails or streets and get to running. We love getting exercise and having fun while keeping our bodies healthy. Running may keep the ticker healthy and keep us fit, it does not keep our chompers clean and pretty. That needs some outside help.
CHEWY.COM to the rescue! It just so happens they sent me some dental chews to try out. The chews are from a company called Bones & Chews.
32 treats in one bag! Wowsers. If you are an only dog, that is a months worth of dental chews in one bag. These can be broken in half, which is great for those with smaller dogs. They are a decent sized chew. I would not mind if they were just a little bit bigger, but they still will work for me.
They have a unique six point shape. The six point shape helps to clean those hard to reach spots in our mouths. I kept trying to grab the chew when mom was snapping pictures. I really wanted that chew! It might have taken her five or six shots to get a non blurry picture of the chew.
From the moment mom opened the bag, I was very interested. I would not leave her alone until she gave me the goods. These dental chews are a little different than other ones I have tried out. They taste like chicken!! Everyone knows how much I love chicken, so these treats were made for me. I have never had a dental chew that tasted like chicken. It is usually parsley, mint, or some fruity flavor.
They are made in the USA. Some ingredients are from outside the US, but only from trusted sources and never from China. The special shape helps reduce plaque and tater. It also helps reach the back teeth, which means a fresher mouth and less “doggy” breath. I never understood the term doggy breath. We are dogs after all, what is our breath supposed to smell like?
They are easy on the tummy and do not contain any added sugar or artificial colors, flavors, or preservatives. We prefer to keep the fake stuff out of my diet. So knowing they do not contain anything fake is a total plus for us.
Each chew is 70 kcals and contain Rice Flour, Wheat Flour, Vegetable Glycerin, Pork Gelatin, Natural Chicken Flavor, Calcium Sulfate, Dried Cultured Skim Milk, Powdered Cellulose, Salt.
We like being able to read the ingredients and not be confused or unsure about what something is.
The chew lasted a longer than other dental chews I have tried out. The smaller size could be a contributing factor in not lasting as long as my favorite dental chew. However we think the special shape helps slow down the chewing process and allows it to do the work it is supposed to do. Mom can actually see me chewing on the treat instead of biting off a piece and swallowing it like I do with most treats. She has seen me bite a dental chew into a few pieces and just swallow them instead of taking the time to chew. Seeing me chew this dental chew at all is a big plus. It means I will actually allow the dental chew to do what it is intended to do and that my friends is to clean my chompers.
Mom felt it made my breath a little less stinky. I get my shots in a couple weeks, so we can see what the Vet thinks about my chompers. We will definitely keep using these chews since I go crazy for them and my breath is less doggy like.
Most dogs just get to have a treat without having to jump through hoops or in my case stand on their back legs. Even dental chews require a performance of some type. Sit, lay down, commando, speak, high five, dance. I always have to do something to get the goods.
I really liked these dental chews. I would say they are in my top three of dental chews and I have tried lots of different dental chews. My favorite ones are kind of pricey, which makes these treats even more desirable. They are 9.99 on Chewy right now for a bag of 32!!!! My most favorite ones are about a dollar a chew. Do the math and you will see that the Bones & Chews dental Chews are a great deal and pretty tasty too.
You should also check out the other products that Bones & Chews has to offer. They have jerky treats, cow and pig ears, plus Himalayan Cheese treats. Anything that contains the word cheese has to be yummy.
If you want to read a little bit more about these dental chews click here.
Do not forget to check out everything else Chewy.com has to offer. You can get everything your pet needs in one spot, even their medications!
*********************This product was sent to us free of charge from Chewy.com in exchange for an honest review, all thoughts and opinions on the product are mine and mine alone*****************