Method of processing porkhide dog chews

  • US 7,790,212 B2
  • Filed: 03/26/2002
  • Issued: 09/07/2010
  • Est. Priority Date: 03/31/2001
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A method of processing porkhide dog chews, comprising the following steps:

  • subjecting pigskin rawhide to defatting and depilation treatment;

    splitting the rawhide into a plurality of layers of split rawhide material;

    subjecting the split rawhide material to shaping and drying to produce a dried shaped hide product; and

    smoking the dried shaped hide product with gaseous smoke to dye and flavor the dried shaped hide product, resulting in a finished porkhide dog chew.

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