Z-Bones deliver far more than just clean teeth and fresh breath for your dog. The all-natural Z-Bone delivers a healthy mix of nutritious ingredients and antioxidants in a great tasting treat.

“Our new Z-Bones are the ultimate all-natural, grain-free dental chew alternative that is packed with tasty whole food antioxidants and powerful breath freshening herbs,” said Zuke’s Founder, Patrick Meiering.

Antioxidant-rich ingredients are key to Z-Bones as they are important for long-term canine health, just as they are for human health and immunity. Z-Bones are packed with whole food antioxidants from sources like spinach, rosemary, alfalfa concentrate and turmeric. Just like human cells, canine cells produce damaging free radicals as a by-product of oxygen use. Dietary antioxidants combat free radicals, helping to protect against heart disease, cancer, eye problems and other serious health complications.

In addition to providing pets with a nutritious diet, mounting evidence continually proves that canine dental hygiene plays a vital role to endorse longevity and a healthy, active life for dogs. Z-Bones keep teeth clean with a raised “Z Ridge” ™ surface that scrapes and polishes the surface of the teeth. The unique texture of the bone encourages a longer chew time as well.

As an added bonus, Z-Bones provides breath freshener from natural sources like alfalfa concentrate, clove, vanilla, parsley, fennel and rosemary. Z-Bones are also completely grain-free, helping dog owners avoid one of the most common canine allergies. They also contain tapioca making Z-Bones easily digestible.

Available as individually wrapped bones or in bulk boxes, Z-Bones will also bring a lively merchandising presentation to Zuke’s retailer partners. Like all Zuke’s pet treats, Z-Bones is made in the USA.

Zuke’s™ encourages all pet owners to lead a healthy, active and devoted life with their pets. In support of this mission, a portion of every sale goes to The Dog and Cat Cancer Fund™. Learn more about Zuke’s®, Z-Bones at the Global Pet Expo in Orlando, Fla., March 16-18, 2011, booth # 3190.

Mini Bones (dog 5 to 25-lbs): $1.25
Regular Bones (dog 25 to 60-lbs): $2.99
Large Bones (dog 60 to 90-lbs): $3.99
Giant Bones (dog over 90-lbs): $6.69

Available to ship June 1, 2011

Three flavors choices: Clean Carrot Crunch, Clean Cherry Berry, and Clean Apple Crisp.

Common ingredients across the flavor profiles are: Potato Starch, Vegetable Glycerin, Cellulose Fiber, Alfalfa Concentrate, Natural Flavor, Lecithin, Whey, Vanilla Extract, Clove Powder, Parsley Powder, Nutmeg Powder, and Fennel Seed Powder.

About Zuke’s®
Zuke’s was founded in 1995 on the realization that pets need healthy, all–natural treats, just as much as people do. Named after the founder, Patrick Meiering’s loving chocolate Lab, the company is dedicated to creating tasty, healthful treats and chews that meet the unique nutritional needs of dogs and cats to keep them performing at their best. Zuke’s also supports a independent non-profit started by Meiering in memory of his companion. Each year, the company donates a portion of its sales to The Dog and Cat Cancer Fund in memory of Zuke. Visit them online at www.dccfund.org.

Since 2001 Zuke’s has been headquartered in Durango, Colo. and was chosen as one of the Top 50 Colorado Companies to Watch in 2009. Visit http://www.zukes.com/ for more information.