Chew Essentials for Small Animals
This collection of treats and toys appeals to small pets’ natural urge to chew while delivering a host of health and quality of life benefits.
The new Enriched Life Activity Centers from Oxbow Animal Health are constructed of untreated wood, and their components are made with a variety of safe materials, like natural grasses and plant materials. The food-safe vegetable inks provide fun and appealing color options for both pet and pet owner, and the interchangeable components of the Enriched Life Activity Centers engage multiple natural behaviors in small pets like rabbits and guinea pigs to promote continued interest. It will be available to order through distributors in Spring 2019.
Smakers, Vitaburgers and Ice Cream Cones from A&E Cage Company are treat sticks and snacks that are created with high-quality, natural ingredients to supplement and complement the daily diet of small animals and birds. They are also shaped to encourage natural eating and foraging habits in the wild. Each treat is sized to match the feeding capabilities of various species. They come in delicious flavors designed to delight any small pet.
The new Krunchy small animal chew collection and the new Health-E small animal chew collection from Ware Pet Products contain a variety of safe, fun and colorful chews for small animals. These chews help keep teeth trimmed and provide small pets a fun, engaging activity to relieve cage boredom. The bright, eye-catching designs of these products appeal to pet parents, and newly updated packaging will brighten up the small animal section of your retail store. Devoted to pet health, fun and safety, the company recommends and encourages supervision of pets with any chew.
With all the benefits of fresh, all-natural Timothy hay, Kaytee Premium Timothy Hay Treats are long-lasting for proper dental health. These treats are available in a variety of formats including balls, bowls, chips, shapes and hideouts. Pictured here, Kaytee Premium Timothy Shapes O’Hay have three tasty shapes: heart, star and burst. All of the shapes are ideal for rabbits, guinea pigs and chinchillas, which can be fed up to one shape per day.
Marshall Pet Products’ Chew Toy with Apple combines two great treats in one—apple and wood. Rabbits love to roll this toy around while they nibble the apple. The toy contains all-natural ingredients, with no dyes or preservatives used. Also available from Marshall are natural woven grass products that provide hours of fun for small animals. Available as a Cave or Play Ball, these items are safe to chew and can be used inside or outside of the cage. They contain no dyes, colors, preservatives or pesticides.
Supreme Petfoods’ Selective Naturals Garden Sticks with pea and mint, and Selective Naturals Forest Sticks with blackberry and chamomile are delicious and nutritious guinea pig and rabbit treats that perfectly complement the company’s Selective food and hay range. With high fiber and no added sugars, they encourage dental wear and are also ideal for pet chinchillas and degus.
N-Bone Ferret Chew Sticks from NPIC Pet are delicious, natural and completely edible treats for ferrets of all ages. Ferrets love the flavor, texture and pliability of these sticks, and chewing on them helps keep the pets’ teeth and gums healthy, as plaque and tartar are scraped away during the chewing process. N-Bone Ferret Chew Sticks contain omega-3 and -6 fatty acids for healthy skin and coat, as well as added taurine. They are available in chicken, bacon and salmon flavors.
Vitakraft Sun Seed re-launched its popular Vitakraft Crunch Sticks with packaging updates, fresh flavors and variety packs, as well as a new size made for smaller hamsters. Vitakraft Crunch Sticks are long-lasting baked treats made with whole grains, fruits and vegetables, and fortified with key vitamins. A real wood chew in the center provides healthy chewing exercise long after the outer treat coating is gone to help keep small animal’s teeth trim and healthy.