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Just Ask John about Dog Chews

Border Terrier with Staglers natural deer antler Lazy Dog ChewJust Ask John about Dog Chews.

Being able to give constructive, educational feedback to your question about Staglers Deer Antler Dog Chews make me happy. Delivering the personal service sets Staglers apart, and I am proud of this.

Your Questions include: Which Chew for which breed of dog? Help, I have puppy training issues, Where’s best to stay in Dorset with your dog? Keep your questions keep coming! Because I can help, I decided to post some of them because our goal is to have happy, healthy dogs.  Each month I will share some of the questions I have been answering for dog owners.

‘How can I stop my puppy chewing up the house?’ – Well, luckily, we’ve got that one covered!! Puppies love to chew, it is often an outlet for their energy, to reduce stress or simply a desire to help the new teeth come through.

Our ‘Lazy Dog’ range, are specifically designed for teething dogs (or older ‘Lazy Dogs’!).  Hand cut down the middle of a ‘tube’ of antler, means that your teething pup can get at the slightly softer middle. This avoids any damage to those emerging ‘adult teeth’, and – leaves all of that lovely wood in your kitchen alone!!

‘What age can my dog start having Original Staglers?’

Our Original Range are ideal once you are happy the adult teeth are coming through,  (usually around 16-18 weeks). As with all chews we still advise to monitor and do not leave them with new Staglers for long periods of time.

‘Which size chew for my dog?’

Well, this is a tricky one as we are all different on our choices for our pooch’s…

In the main, for absolute value and to last as long as possible, it makes sense to match one’s dog to the chew.  The bigger more powerful breeds and ‘chewers’ need to be looking at the big chews. This may feel expensive but fortunately they still last, giving you superb value for money.

Retriever/Lab (both incredibly powerful chewers) should really be looking at XL or Jumbo

Staffs, Bulldog and many of the mid to large breeds, go up a size.

Rottweiler/Newfoundland/Ridgeback/English Bull Terrier etc, then perhaps start considering Jumbo, 9inch or 12inch. Believe me, they’ll struggle to make a dent on those!

On the flip side I know a couple of customers who are more than happy to give their Malamute or Staffie a Small or a Lazy Dog chew. This is  purely as a supervised after-dinner treat, knowing that it probably won’t last them that long, but hey, they’re worth it.

Ultimately – if you’re a little unsure, then please ask. How? by our contact us page, in the notes when you place an order or give me a call 01202 631734.

I’ve got many years’ experience and are more than happy to answer any queries, most of which will have been asked in the past.


That’s all for today folks, signing off to create more delicious chews. The Nation’s dogs can not be kept waitingStagler deer antler dog chew, tough pet treat


Nov 18 Updated 18th Dec 2018


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Local Pet Services for Dogs and Puppies

Local Pet Services for Dogs and Puppies are thriving.  We are seeing a number of young entrepreneurs setting up their own businesses, Dog groomers, Dog Walkers &  house sitters. We love the pubs who are organizing dog events and coffee mornings or  socializing puppy drop ins are on the rise. The Visit Dorset Website is well worth a look as it is clear and informative.

Because we are all leading busy lives there is a growing need to spend quality time with for our beloved canines, Doggie drop ins and walking services focus on your pet and give them the benefit of spending time with their own canine kind. If it is training you are looking for then The Kennel Club has the people you need to contact, just search your area.

Mobile Dog Groomers bring a much needed service to your home, especially important for the elderly and those who are unable to drive. Pets are critical companions for many people but they also have needs to be taken care of – toe clipping, haircuts, bathing etc.

Training and Education Opportunities

Especially popular are the courses at Kingston Maurward College   (not sure about the picture on the site 🙂Dogs in the bath having fun with Staglers



Local Pet Services for Dogs and Puppies

We love to check out great businesses on the Good Dog Guide. Try The Good Dog Guide

MuckyPups is based in Poole and set up by Alice. Her business, webpage etc is based on friendly “Welcome to the Mucky Pups family! My name is Alice  (Bsc Hons Animal Management) and I provide top class care for your precious pups. CITY GUILDS LEVEL 3, From dog walking to dog grooming anDoggie day spad pet spa.” What’s not to like, especially the pet spa, we can all do with a little rest and relaxation!




Emma’s Ark @emmas.ark2017 is brand new and receiving rave reviews. If you have any animals that need looking after she’s your girl. Small holding, pets, ducks, all sorts. A wealth of experience and a fab personality makes this local girl a winner. Check out Emma’s Face book page.