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...who is somehow (she's 4 pounds) a voracious, powerful chewer. She's 8 months old, and has all or most her adult teeth.

I have those hard white nylabones, and she thinks they're okay. She'll chew on them, but never spends more than 5 minutes with them.

I tried giving her some rawhide bones, and she absolutely loves those. But I don't want to use them anymore, because she gets them wet and soggy within 10-15 minutes, and then I have to take them away (I'm not taking any chances with rawhide, and I heard it's easy for dogs to choke or it can block their intestines).

I've been giving her Nylabone Healthy Edibles for Puppies, and she likes those a lot...but I'd like to try giving her something different. They don't last long at all, probably about 10 minutes. I kept giving them to her because she likes them and they're healthy, but now I'm looking for other alternatives.

I almost ordered those Terrabones, but they're very expensive, and I don't know if they'd be worth it. I think I'm going to pick up those Hartz Dental Bones today, but I know they're not very healthy (cornstarch, sorbital, and malitol) - but I just need her to chew on SOMETHING.

I'd like to know if other people have found nice, long-lasting chews for their dogs.

Also, I do have a Kong, and I have tried filling it with everything. She can either lick it out of the hole on top within seconds, or else she can't - and so she loses interest within seconds. She doesn't try chewing through the kong to get at what's in the middle, which is what I assume other dogs do.
 

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Use the kong to feed her (she doesn't need to eat from a bowl), stuff it with her kibble. Anothre reason she may not like them is the smell of the rubber, try putting it in the dishwasher and run it through a couple of cycles THEN stuff it.

Some stuffing suggestions include Peanut butter, plain yogurt, and applesauce. The dog will associate the kongs with good things ans be glad to use them!

Also, be sure it's small enough for her mouth, if it's too big she may not be able to comfortably chew it.
 

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The kong's just not working out. I've already tried stuffing it with all the things you recommended, she just licks it out of the hole. When she can't reach it anymore, she leaves it alone. I've even tried freezing the stuff, but it's the same story. She's just not the kind of dog to keep on chewing things mindlessly if she can't get anything out of it.

Any other recommendations?
 
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