Sunbathing Part III

Of course it's another weekend for sunbathing….

Where did all the sunlight go?

Ohh…. that wasn't a very flattering picture... You better delete it

Ok dinner time.

The expression on that next-to-last is priceless!

Great indoor shots !!!
And of course a VERY BEAUTIFUL beastie !:)
I have a question: on the first couple of pictures I can see a marrow bone …
Is it "a real one" ? 😕
I sometimes give Bendji a piece of meat with the bone (cow) still attached to it but I've read some articles where the authors claim that giving hard bones from cattle is very very bad for their teeth ... And I won't have him ruining his beautiful adult teeth !:o

BTW, he doesn't "eat" the bone, just gnaws on it …
Any experience ??

It's a sterilized beef bone. I've used these for years with my other dogs. He won't gnaw on them for very long. I tend to fill them with something that interests him and he'll spend time licking them. He seems to prefer rawhides over anything else.

I like them because they don't break apart. The border collie I used to have would gnaw on them and they would last for years. His teeth were in great shape.

Haven't heard anything about these bones wearing down their teeth abnormally.

@Kananga:

It's a sterilized beef bone. I've used these for years with my other dogs. He won't gnaw on them for very long. I tend to fill them with something that interests him and he'll spend time licking them. He seems to prefer rawhides over anything else.

I like them because they don't break apart. The border collie I used to have would gnaw on them and they would last for years. His teeth were in great shape.

Haven't heard anything about these bones wearing down their teeth abnormally.

Thanks for your comment !
Bendji also gnaws (and eats) small rawhide bones but he definitely chooses the beef bone if he can. :p

@tsjoe007:

Thanks for your comment !
Bendji also gnaws (and eats) small rawhide bones but he definitely chooses the beef bone if he can. :p

Yeah, I have to leave these out for him (except for the rawhides, which I have out when I'm home) so he won't chew on something else (as you can see in the photos :rolleyes: ).

@Kananga:

Yeah, I have to leave these out for him (except for the rawhides, which I have out when I'm home) so he won't chew on something else (as you can see in the photos :rolleyes: ).

Ever tried using Tea Tree Oil on the spots which are forbidden ? I bought a small bottle last week and he HATES the smell of it !!!:eek: So finito all the furniture chewing … A 10 ml bottle costs $ 6.00 😉

@tsjoe007:

Ever tried using Tea Tree Oil on the spots which are forbidden ? I bought a small bottle last week and he HATES the smell of it !!!:eek: So finito all the furniture chewing … A 10 ml bottle costs $ 6.00 😉

Yep. Been using that. But actually his chewing has stopped ever since I picked up a DAP diffuser. Going on a week now and no furniture chewing. 😃

Houston

FYI, the marrow bones are OK for them to gnaw on, but after a while they will become more brittle and might break apart like one of those pics showed…but it will take a while, like a month or more. I give my dogs nothing but knucklebones or marrowbones-RAW- and they love it and as an added bonus one of my non-B's has gotten almost of his tartar build up off, and we have only been doing the RAW diet for a month...yeah. The vet wanted him to come in for some serious teeth cleaning with doggie valium and all that...not needed anymore.

Of course I love the pics...especially the one with the funny face, second from bottom..

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