We are expecting a puppy in June and I'm anticipating that chewing stage. We already bought 3 sizes of Kongs for the pup to grow through, but my understanding is that those are for treats, especially good for crate training.
I've noticed antlers in both our mainstream Petco as well as our local boutique pet stores. They are all "split" antlers. It wasn't until I researched antler questions here that I realized that antlers were even sold whole. We're expecting a rough-coated (Lassie style, not border) collie and I don't know their chew strength yet.
Can anyone fill me in on the chew resistance of split versus whole antlers and whether they have any side effects (digestive/dangerous splitting/teeth cleaning ability/etc.)?