By: Bedfordview Vet  11-11-2011

As with cats, it is important to know the general health and lifestyle of the dog, so the gift will be a healthy and appropriate one. Unlike cats, dogs differ more in size, breed, and favorite pastimes than do cats. Edible chew toys, like rawhides and pig's ears, can be dangerous and should be avoided - when ingested, they may cause intestinal blockage or upset.