Petco to Stop Selling Rawhide Chew Toys for Pets

In addition to no longer selling shock collars for pets, Petco has announced it will no longer sell traditional rawhide options. The company wants to promote more healthy alternatives for pets to chew on, including ones that are much easier to digest than rawhide. A 2019 Petco survey revealed that 71% of pup parents were concerned over the choking, digestibility, and ingredients inside rawhide chews. Petco's head vet wrote in a press release: "While many dogs enjoy traditional rawhide, the fact that they pose even a minimal risk to pet health led to the conclusion that we should exclusively focus on products that better align with our mission and Whole Health philosophy.” Read more here