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Beat Dentastix alternative?

Discussion in 'Pets & Animals' started by ricee007, Jul 1, 2020.

  1. ricee007

    ricee007 Member

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    Hi,

    Labrador gets a dentastix for breakfast every day, and Id prefer to replace that with a better quality dental treat. Often $12 for 28, so, call it $0.50 each.

    Greenies for large dogs can be up to $8 each, and other natural alternatives I can Google tend to be $4 - $10 each.

    I love doggo, but dont feel the need to spend 16x more on his breakfast.

    I'm seeing a lot of UK and USA alternatives... but no non-biased Aussie sites recommending one for less than, say, $1ish.

    Anyone found any? Happy to buy bulk (like, 365 of them) if need be.
     
  2. AngelMoo

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    what about bones? the chewing motion is what cleans the teeth right so would he be happy munching on bones? I have no idea what the current price is but years ago I would get a bone the size of my arm (but much thicker) for brother's rotty from the butcher for $2. Took him a couple days to get through it
     
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    ricee007 Member

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    Hm. Bones often make his stomach funny. I could try smaller bones, and im sure he would get use to it.
     
  4. DangerMaus

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    I give my dogs bones and rawhide.
     
  5. Arctic_Silver08

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    Don't go too small, they can splinter and break + dogs will try swallow them... Same goes for cooked bones
     
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  6. DangerMaus

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    As mentioned a butcher is a better place to source bones, if you buy them from a pet shop you'll be paying $7-8 for a single dried bone.

    Aldi usually has rawhide twice a year a lot cheaper than pet shops so I buy heaps of it when they have it.
     
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  7. Arctic_Silver08

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    This, and some wholesalers usually have pet mince @ like $2/kg
     
  8. supasaiyan

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    those silicon bones are good too
     

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