-Sterile bones are a great alternative to rawhide bones (rawhide can be consumed quickly).
-Sterile bones are easy to clean.
-Sterile bones are not meant for aggressive chewers. If they chew the actual bone it may result in broken teeth and/or ingesting bone splinters.
-If filled with greasy treats, the grease can get onto furniture or carpet, and the dog may go back and chew them at a later time.
-If the bone is dropped on hard surface, it may crack and need to be thrown out.
-Unless the bone is stuffed with flavor, the dog may not show any interest since the natural flavors of the bone have been removed during the cooking process.
Below are links for sterile bones on Amazon.com
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