Are Real Bones Good for Dogs?
The fact is, most real bones are not good treats for dogs. Do you want to play Russian roulette with your best friend? If not, then disregard those things people like to say in defense of bone-giving, such as “My granddaddy’s dogs ate chicken bones all their lives on the farm.” Just because they did and no harm came to their dogs (as far as they know) doesn’t mean it is a practice to be continued today when so much more is known about canine health—it would be like someone insisting that smoking is not a problem because his grandfather lived into his eighties and smoked two packs a day.
BONES TO AVOID GIVING YOUR DOG
Chicken, turkey, beef rib, steak, and pork bones are the worst kinds and should be avoided. Dogs’ jaws can generate several hundred pounds of pressure in a bite, which can cause a bone to shatter into small splinters that can lodge in or puncture the intestines later. Avoid giving your dog these real bones:
REAL BONES YOU GIVE YOUR DOG CAN BE DANGEROUS TO OTHERS
You might not want to introduce real bones into some household situations:
CHOOSE SAFE NATURAL BONES FOR YOUR DOG
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