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Old 01-17-2020, 07:44 PM   #1
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I just would like to warn everyone that the Oravet chew my yorkie had just about killed her. Our vet recommended these after her teeth were cleaned last year. She sometimes had softer poops and they were green from the chew. We only gave half a chew once or twice a week until she started a diarrhea that turned bloody. We got her in right away and she was diagnosed with pancreatitis. They gave her fluids and antibiotics that day and she pretty much turned back to normal. We kept her on antibiotics and then got her in to our vet we always go to. She checked Kinder out and her blood tests were normal. She said the Oravet chew did it and she said a dog that has a sensitive tummy or allergies to food should not be on these. She has seen this before. Overall our baby is doing great eating good and drinking and full of energy. I have read great reviews on these but for our fur baby they did not work. Hope this helps others. Susan

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Old 01-17-2020, 08:15 PM   #2
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Iím so sorry. They gave my older girl diarrhea but she has IBD so thatís not abnormal for her. I have heard great things about the chews though so Iím sure like with everything they just donít work out for some dogs.
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I used them a few years ago, when I saw it made my pups poop soft I stopped giving every day and gave every 3rd day. When we finished the box I didn't buy them anymore only because they made his poop soft. You are supposed to give every day, I was concerned giving every day he would end up with very loose poop. His poo was also green but I know it was the Oravet, they poop what they eat, if its blue the poo will be blue.

Sorry your baby had a bad reaction to them. You were very wise to rush her to a vet.
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What really gets me is why donít they put warnings on the Oravet package. I will never buy from Chewy.com because I did a review and they did not post it. I did buy my Oravet chews from the vets office always but still they could of posted it. It would help others decide if they should buy these. Also the ingredients I looked up I know I never would of gave these to Kinder. My fault I usually do my homework but I failed. Thank God she is ok and back to herself again. Susan
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After Cody's dental cleaning my vet gave me a box, said to give him one everyday to help keep his teeth clean. I trust my vet, but like i said I stopped only because of loose poop. I know other ppl who gave their dogs the Oravet's and same with their dogs, they also stopped for the same reason, I guess the Oravet causes loose stools.
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Thanks for the warning about Oravet!
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What really gets me is why donít they put warnings on the Oravet package. I will never buy from Chewy.com because I did a review and they did not post it. I did buy my Oravet chews from the vets office always but still they could of posted it. It would help others decide if they should buy these. Also the ingredients I looked up I know I never would of gave these to Kinder. My fault I usually do my homework but I failed. Thank God she is ok and back to herself again. Susan
They donít let you post it unless you bought it from them because there are bad people out there that would just post bad reviews to mess up a company. I personally love chewy they have such amazing customer service. There is a warning on it. The ingredients donít look bad either it has stuff in it to actually clean the teeth so itís not going to be like natural stuff. My dogs donít do soy well. When we give any kind of chew as pet owners we have to know that it can come with risks like choking and upset stomachs. Itís not really their fault she got pancreatitis some dogs can handle higher fat contents and some canít. Iím sure there are thousands of dogs that eat these with no problem. Donít get me wrong I understand how upset you are and how much it sucks. It is also good to let other owners know the potential risks.
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They don’t let you post it unless you bought it from them because there are bad people out there that would just post bad reviews to mess up a company. I personally love chewy they have such amazing customer service. There is a warning on it. The ingredients don’t look bad either it has stuff in it to actually clean the teeth so it’s not going to be like natural stuff. My dogs don’t do soy well. When we give any kind of chew as pet owners we have to know that it can come with risks like choking and upset stomachs. It’s not really their fault she got pancreatitis some dogs can handle higher fat contents and some can’t. I’m sure there are thousands of dogs that eat these with no problem. Don’t get me wrong I understand how upset you are and how much it sucks. It is also good to let other owners know the potential risks.
You are right about the post I never bought those from them. I buy a few things from them but not her food. I know high fat can give pancreatis but the vet said she was positive she got it from Oravet. Most of the reviews are good but I think a six pound yorkie could have risks. Kinder really liked them I had to hold it in my hand because she would of choked to death. When it comes to food she goes crazy. Thanks for the reply. Susan
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You are right about the post I never bought those from them. I buy a few things from them but not her food. I know high fat can give pancreatis but the vet said she was positive she got it from Oravet. Most of the reviews are good but I think a six pound yorkie could have risks. Kinder really liked them I had to hold it in my hand because she would of choked to death. When it comes to food she goes crazy. Thanks for the reply. Susan
Pancreatitis is generally caused by fatty foods so it is possible the fat content on them was higher then her body could take, that doesn't mean though that it will happen with every dog just ones sensitive to that or maybe even prone to pancreatitis. They make them by size ranges. I have the type of dogs that only eat small pieces so mine are generally ok with most chews but noticing they have soy in them I doubt I would give them again. With any chew, treat or food though what works for some wont work for all.
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I don't give my pups ANY edible chews.
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