Are dried pig ears safe for dogs?
Premium Pig ears have about 230 calories, which makes up a good portion of a dog's recommended daily caloric intake.
Pig ears are also very greasy and can cause gastrointestinal problems in any dog, but they are of extra concern for dogs with pancreatitis.
Many believe it's instinctual behavior, harkening back to the days when your dog's wild ancestors would mask their scent to help them sneak up on their prey.
Wolves, for example, have been observed rolling in animal carcasses or the droppings of plant-eating animals, to cover up their own smell during the hunt.