• 2 Major Safety Issues with Tennis Balls, According to Veterinarians

    1 month ago - By iHeart Dogs

    Credit: MICOLO J Creative Commons
    Tennis balls are a perennial favorite of dogs for decades. Their fuzzy texture and rubbery mouthfeel make them absolutely irresistible for pups. Veterinarians, however, have been increasingly warning certain safety concerns.
    The 2 Major Safety Concerns with Tennis Balls, According to Veterinarians
    The Fuzzy Surface Actually Acts as Sandpaper on Teeth - Dr. Thomas Chamberlain, a board-certified veterinary dental specialist, warns that “Tennis balls and other objects with abrasive surfaces should be avoided as these have a sandpaper-like effect on tooth...
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  • Is The Felt, Chemical Glue And Rubber In A Tennis Ball Toxic For Dogs?

    Is The Felt, Chemical Glue And Rubber In A Tennis Ball Toxic For Dogs?

    1 month ago - By iHeart Dogs

    If your dog is like most pups, he or she has a serious tennis ball habit.
    And why not? These toys are cheap and have an irresistible mouthfeel for dogs due to the rubbery meets fuzzy texture. It turns out, however, that they aren't the safest dog toy option by any means.
    Major Safety Issues with Tennis Balls, According to Veterinarians:
    The Fuzzy Surface Actually Acts as Sandpaper on the Surface of Teeth - Dr. Thomas Chamberlain, a board-certified veterinary dental specialist, warns that “Tennis balls and other objects with abrasive surfaces should be avoided as these have a sandpaper-like...
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  • Don't Tell Your Dog, But The Tennis Ball Has Some Dangerous Flaws. Here's an Alternative

    Don't Tell Your Dog, But The Tennis Ball Has Some Dangerous Flaws. Here's an Alternative

    1 month ago - By iHeart Dogs

    Credit: MICOLO J Creative Commons
    If your dog is like most pups, he or she has a serious tennis ball habit.
    And why not? These toys are cheap and have an irresistible mouthfeel for dogs due to the rubbery meets fuzzy texture. It turns out, however, that they aren't the safest dog toy option by any means.
    The 2 Major Safety Issues with Tennis Balls, According to Veterinarians
    The Fuzzy Surface Actually Acts as Sandpaper on the Surface of Teeth - Dr. Thomas Chamberlain, a board-certified veterinary dental specialist, warns that “Tennis balls and other objects with abrasive surfaces should be...
    Read more ...