Mickey's Pet Supplies Blog Articles



How To: Dog Dental Cleaning

June 29, 2017

Brushing or cleaning your dog’s teeth is a good idea for a number of reasons; fresher breath, helping the dog’s immune system, and preventing other illnesses. There are different products available depending on the needs of your dog, but let’s first look at the concept of teeth cleaning for a dog...



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Finding the Right Rawhide Chew for your Dog

June 16, 2017

When your dog craves something to chew, you prefer they not go after your favorite pair of shoes. You also don’t want to give your dog a chew that could result in an injury. Some chews out there which aren’t the best choice include plastics, chews which are brittle and can create sharp pieces, chews that are too hard resulting in tooth damage, and chews which are too small causing them to be swallowed rather than chewed...



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Best Elk Antlers Chews for Your Large Dog

June 01, 2017

Antlers are not only a great chew for a dog, they are also a nutritious one. Chews made from antlers are a natural source of glucosamine, chondroitin, and calcium. They are found in nature when Elk shed their antlers each year in the spring. Therefore, your dog is getting a natural and renewable source of needed vitamins and minerals...



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Wholesome Hide Rawhide Dog Chews—Made ALWAYS and ONLY in the USA!

May 04, 2017

Rawhide dog chews are a delicious and popular treat that your four-legged friend will be sure to love. Natural rawhide chews are not only enjoyable for your dog, but they also promote your dog's natural chewing instinct and can help reduce stress and clean plaque and tartar from a dog's mouth...



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What are Bully Sticks for Dogs?

April 19, 2017

What are bully sticks? Bully sticks are made from the pizzle or penis of a bull. Bully sticks are made by dehydrating the reproductive organ of an already slaughtered beef bull. Bull canes average 28-36 inches long. The process of removing the odor left behind comes from rinsing the bully and then the cane is hung vertically by hooks and is dried in an oven at a low temperature for many hours...



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Why Do Dogs Like To Chew?

April 4, 2017

It’s a natural behavior for a dog to chew. The instinct to chew is embedded in a dog’s DNA, due to its history as a hunter. Today’s dogs don’t have to hunt for their meals but the urge to chew is still there. Dogs chew to have something to do and as a stress reliever. They will also chew if they are bored. If we humans don’t give our dogs something appropriate to chew, they will head to the furniture or our shoes...



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List of Plants and Foods Toxic to Dogs and Cats

March 22, 2017

We like to surround ourselves with beautiful plants and good foods, but if there are cats or dogs in the house these same plants and foods can be a risk for them. There are many items that can be toxic if ingested by your pets. This can be particularly relevant during the winter holidays and at Easter when it’s common to give plants and foods as gifts. Since it is Pet Poison Prevention Week let’s review some of them...



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Give Your Pets The Best! Give Them Grade A Elk Antlers!

March 2, 2017

Mickey's carries only Grade A Elk Antlers from fresh sheds, meaning dog's will love the taste of the fresh marrow. Our antlers come straight from Yellowstone from hand gathered sheds in early spring...



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