We chose Merrick Mini Brush Bones, because I love having tasty dental chews around to help Lamar maintain his aging but still healthy smile.
Mini Brush Bones are a Greenie-like dog snack advertised as being highly digestible and grain-and gluten-free. They are based mainly on potato starch, with intriguing ingredients like dried beet pulp, parsley, and chicken fat (mmmm....)
I've heard bad things about Greenies getting lodged in dogs' intestines and requiring surgery to remove, so "highly digestible" is a selling point for these mini brush bones.
The other selling point is that Lamar really seems to love this genre of plastic-like, hard things advertised as "dental chews," so I jumped at the opportunity to get some in exchange for a review.
These chews did not disappoint. One look at their green goodness got Lamar all excited
and once ingested they were gone in a flash.
I was going to time how long it took for him to fully chew and swallow a dental chew,
but there was no time to even get out the stopwatch.
A testament to the deliciousness of these mini brush bones, although it does call into question whether there was time for a whole lot of dental cleaning to take place.
For that, it may be time to break out the good ol' toothbrush and scrub.
OK buddy, eat your dinner and you can have a Mini Brush Bone too.
Thanks Chewy.com for the proof that oral hygiene can be fun!