Nylabones or Prison Shanks?

I wanted to show you a collection of what mom calls the best chew toy for me, my Nylabones or as I call them, my prison shanks.

Me and My Prison Shanks


I am very hard on my toys unlike my brother Trey, so mom likes to make sure I always have these around.  Mom and Dad said, before me they never knew Nylabones actually wore down like these.  Prior to my arrival in the family anytime Mom or Dad saw a used Nylabone there was nothing more than a few teeth marks, but I showed them.  I have to say I really recommend these for hard chewers like me, they work great for those times when you are really bored, want to play tug-o-war or need to get a human’s attention.  I find if you drop that giant Galileo on their feet it wakes them up and if you spend the time to sharpen them to a point, they make a great poking stick as dad calls them prison shanks.

They have different types of Nylabones, for me I get the “Chew” or “Dura Chew”, which are like hard plastic however they are actually made of Nylon (hence the name).  They also have edibles and other types rubber ones but Mom doesn’t get those for me.  Since they do wear down be sure to toss them when they get small enough to become a choking hazard, I have a feeling at least one of mine will be disappearing soon for that reason.

Perfect for hard chewers
Available in different sizes
Available in different flavors (once again BACON!!)
Typically Lasts a Long time

Not for everyone, Trey didn’t like these until I came along and he still only chews on them when he knows I want to.
Can become choking hazard once worn down or if you get one that is too small.  I personally like the Giant and Souper sizes for my doberman mouth.  Although that “Galileo” one is a bit to big.

YES!  Well yes for us powerful chewers.   My personal recommendation, BACON flavor, although the beef and liver are good too.  Now if only Nylabone would come out with a horse hoof flavored ones, that is my 2nd favorite treat made by horses, my 1st favorite I always get yelled at for eating.;)

Where to find:
Nearly any pet store but Amazon has really good prices and mom always puts in an order for me if she is ordering something else.  If you are not sure what size is best for you I recommend going to the pet store first to get a real idea of how big they are.  To big and they wont get chewed on, too small they might be a choking hazard or chewed up too fast.



My Nylabone Collection


I can’t resist!

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