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Bully Sticks - What Are They and Why Are They Expensive?

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Bully Sticks - What Are They and Why Are They Expensive?

  What Are Bully Sticks? Bully sticks are dehydrated meat treats, sometimes known as pizzle. They are the penis of bulls or steers, and although they are somewhat of a delicacy in some Asian cultures, they are generally considered to be an animal by-product.This is great news for dogs, because once dehydrated these are a tasty and long lasting chew. Being a single protein,they are easily digestible. Unlike bones, bully sticks cannot splinter, and are also good for dental health. Being a longer lasting chew, as the dog works through it, dental plaque is loosened, helping to keep teeth healthy...

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Is shark cartilage good for dogs?

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Is shark cartilage good for dogs?

Is shark cartilage good for dogs? The short answer is yes, yes and YES. Shark cartilage is an amazing treat for your dog. Our shark cartilage is Australian produce, an organic low fat teeth cleaner.   It is also incredibly low in calories, as it is not organ or muscle meat, so is perfect for doggos who are watching their weight. Shark cartilage is packed with chrondroitin and glucosamine which are two of the major ingredients found in joint supplements, making it an excellent choice for senior dogs. It is also jam packed with Omega fatty acids, which are excellent...

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Bone Broth - A Nutritional Powerhouse for Dogs

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Bone Broth - A Nutritional Powerhouse for Dogs

What's the deal with bone broth?Bone broth is packed full of delicious and nutritious minerals and nutrients that dogs love. Containing calcium, phosphorus, sulpher, silicon and magnesium, it's a nutritional power house that supports the immune system, detoxes the liver, helps promote a healthy gut and protects the joints.How do I make bone broth for my dog?It is so easy, you can't go wrong. Use a slow cooker, pressure cooker, instant pot, stock pot on the cooktop or in the oven.Put your bones in the pot, cover with water, add any extras and start cooking.The bone broth is ready when...

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Local Business Awards 2020

Local Business Awards 2020

Bonza Dog Treats have been nominated in the Illawarra and Shoalhaven Local Business Awards 2020. We are thrilled that we are being considered - this is such a lovely acknowledgment of our local business. If you love what we do, and your pups love our treats, please vote for us here. We would really appreciate it. Social proof is incredibly important to small business. We really appreciate every product review you leave on our website, every tag you give us on Instagram and reviews of our business on Google. As a small business, knowing that you are happy with our...

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The importance of checking dog treat labels - and how to avoid problems

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The importance of checking dog treat labels - and how to avoid problems

There cannot be a person in Australia, not even those who never venture out of the cities, who are not aware of the devastation that drought has caused to our farmers, particularly cattle farmers. The dreadful bushfire season in NSW, Victoria and Queensland this summer, followed by a flooding event, has further impacted them. You have probably noticed less availability at the butchers and supermarkets, and some pricing adjustments, which reflect the reduction in Australian cattle going to market. Unfortunately, this impacts pet foods also, and most noticeably the dehydrated treats such as beef ears and bully sticks.  None of...

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