The rubber TastyRing is an interactive play toy and is suitable for gentle chewing. Do not throw the Nylon Dental Bone for your dog to catch, the impact could damage their teeth. All breeds of dog are different, please choose a product larger than your dog’s mouth. As a dog chews the bone, small rice sized pieces will naturally shave off, these pieces are safe for your dog to ingest and will pass though their system without causing harm. Dogs should be supervised with all TastyBone products, once the bone becomes smaller than your dog’s mouth it should be removed immediately and disposed of. It is the responsibility of the dog owner to ensure that this product is suitable for their dog, all dogs vary in size and chew strength.