Are deer bones okay for dogs?

Asked By: Carlo Witting
Date created: Thu, Mar 25, 2021 5:13 AM
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" For many people, it's probably a good choice, because everyone knows that dogs like gnawing bones thought (even the raw bones), that is very good for dogs, but experts and veterinarians with experience do not think so.

This is an X-ray plate of a hunting dog when its owner to feed him raw deer bones.

Answered By: Christine Orn
Date created: Fri, Mar 26, 2021 7:16 AM
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They become brittle and easily break into sharp shards that can do a lot of damage when they pass through the gastrointestinal tract.

Never feed your dog cooked bones.

But Dr. Becker still recommends that dogs should always be monitored when they are chewing on bones.

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A healthy adult dog with appropriate chewing habits will likely do fine with the occasional recreational bone, but if you are concerned, then stick to edible bone only. Red meat bones, usually bovine, will make up the majority of the recreational bones. Look for beef, bison, elk, moose, or deer bones.
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" For many people, it's probably a good choice, because everyone knows that dogs like gnawing bones thought (even the raw bones), that is very good for dogs, but experts and veterinarians with experience do not think so.

In fact, deer bone is not quite good for dogs.

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A healthy adult dog with appropriate chewing habits will likely do fine with the occasional recreational bone, but if you are concerned, then stick to edible bone only. Red meat bones, usually bovine, will make up the majority of the recreational bones. Look for beef, bison, elk, moose, or deer bones.
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They become brittle and easily break into sharp shards that can do a lot of damage when they pass through the gastrointestinal tract.

Never feed your dog cooked bones.

But Dr. Becker still recommends that dogs should always be monitored when they are chewing on bones.

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Sodium Metabisulfite (the preservative in Milk-Bones) is harmful if ingested or inhaled (as in sniffed).

It reacts with WATER and acids (like those in your dog's stomach) to release toxic sulfur dioxide gas.

And BHA is thought by the National Institutes of Health to cause stomach cancer.

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Don't give you dog cooked bones of any kind. Don't let your dog chew any kind of bone into small pieces. Don't give your dog chunks of bone that can cause blockages.
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