I never thought of that, ours get sharp/pointed also. Sometimes Barnsley does get little cuts in his mouth even if the ends are not pointed. Those little plastic shreds are sharp. I am am expert on this as I have stepped on them many times and had scrapes on my arms and legs from the dogs trying to share them with me ;DLabmom2Sun said:When Sundance's get like that (and they always do eventually) SU sandpapers the sharp little edges down. It works pretty well.