Chewbies FAQ

What are Chewbies and what are they made from?

Chewbies contain no artificial colours, flavours or preservatives. Chewbies are 100% natural, Australian Pork pieces. Pigs Ear Strips and Wiggly Bits are oven dried pigs ear pieces, Liver Treats are 100% dried liver pieces and Mixed Grill is a combination of pigs ear pieces and other dried treats (including liver) that dogs find particularly appealing. Chewbies are in smaller pieces so dogs of all sizes can enjoy them as a treat or as a snack in between meals.

What is irradiation and is it harmful to my animal?

When foods are imported they are subject to process called irradiation. Irradiation is the process of exposing food to ionizing radiation to destroy microorganisms, bacteria, viruses, or insects that might be present in the food. Studies on animals fed irradiated foods have shown increased tumours, reproductive failures and kidney damage. For more information, please speak with your local veterinarian.

Is Chewbies free from irradiation?

Yes, Chewbies is free from any irradiation processes. Chewbies will continue to offer products free from irradiation as it is produced right here in Australia and are all natural, containing no preservatives, artificial colours, or artificial flavours.

How many Chewbies should I feed to my pet?

Like all treats, Chewbies are intended for occasional feeding, in moderation and with water available. Every dog is different and it's really up to you to decide how many per day you want to offer. We'd suggest you start by offering a few per day to start with. Chewbies are not designed to be a major part of your dog's diet, but they are meant to make sure your dog has fun!

I've got a big dog, can I feed it Chewbies?

Yes, Chewbies are designed for dogs of all sizes, but because all dogs are different, some will devour them while others will take it nice and slowly. We recommend you watch your dog enjoy their Chewbies, so you'll know if it is an appropriate treat and when they want another!

I've got a small dog, can I feed it Chewbies?

Yes, Chewbies are designed for dogs of all sizes, but are particularly beneficial for smaller to medium size dogs who may struggle with a whole pigs ear. We recommend you watch your dog enjoy their Chewbies, so you'll know if it is an appropriate treat and when they want another!

How long should Chewbies last when given to my dog?

Chewbies are a chewy treat, but because all dogs are different it may take some dogs a while to consume, while others will devour them. It depends on your dog's appetite and chewing abilities.

It says Chewbies are made from 100% Australian pork. They are clearly not made from meat, so what are they and how can you make this claim?

Chewbies are made from 100% Australian pork pieces that have been cut into convenient snack size portions and oven dried to lock in the flavour. Chewbies includes pigs ear pieces, liver and other dried pork pieces that dogs find very appealing.

What are the benefits of feeding Chewbies dried pork pieces?

Feeding Chewbies dried pork pieces can improve dental hygiene and jaw strength. Chewbies dried pork pieces can be fed, in moderation, to assist with training or to entertain a dog for short periods of time.