Updated: Sep 23, 2021
Aside from the blindingly obvious issue of this ''chew'' being indigestible leading to intestinal, throat and stomach blockages. This ''chew'' is actually a by-product of the leather industry, NOT the food industry. The chemicals it takes to make this super unsafe chew is staggering.
The last FDA recall on Rawhide chews found a ''not approved'' chemical cleaning agent called Quaternary Ammonia (QAC's)
The process that the skin of the cow goes through to become a Rawhide chew is detailed in my YouTube video. Link below...
More recently scientists have also discovered a chemical that is used to whiten rawhides, ''titanium dioxide'' is a genotoxin and may damage your dogs DNA!!
I cannot believe that this treat is still available to buy and not been banned yet!
A safer alternative to rawhide would be ANY form of natural treats. Such as: