One of the byproducts of the elk are their antlers which they “lose” each spring and grow back during the course of the summer.
These antlers are collected and cut into a variety of sizes, and sold as natural dog chews.
For over ten years, Glen has been collecting, cutting, and selling these elk antler as dog chews.
They are in great demand because pet owners know they are a natural product, and their dogs love them!
A few years ago I noticed that the family dog, Brandy, would several times a day make her way into the antler workshop to lick the powdery reside left from the cutting of the antlers.
Hummm, I thought. I wonder what’s in this stuff? Why is she doing this? Why does she like it so?
So I collected a sample, had it analyzed, and it turns out the elk antler is packed with phosphorous and calcium.
Yes, Brandy the dog had found her own natural supplement.