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Can Dogs Eat Bones?

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As you know, bones are a great source of nutrients, and your dog loves to eat.

Chewing bones excites saliva, which protects dog teeth and reduces plaque.

Giving the bone to your dog is a dangerous activity; the vet believes it is a risk of serious infection or injury.

If you want to give the bone to your dog, here are some precautionary measures for safety.

Dogs may suffer from the following issues due to bone party

  1. Vomiting
  2. Bleeding
  3. Tonsils
  4. Cuts in mouth
  5. Choking
  6. Blockage in the digestive system
  7. Tooth issues
  8. Death


  • You can offer raw meat bones.
  • Support your dog when you offer bone to chew.
  • Refrigerate bone before giving it to your dog.
  • Give large bones to germen Shepherd dogs and bloodhounds.
  • Educate people about offering bones to pets.
  • Dispose of bone after 3 to 4 days.


  • Choose a better type of bone for your dog
  • Avoid offering cooked bones
  • Don’t give small pieces of bones to your dog for chewing
  • If your dog has an infection in the stomach, then avoid bone activity
  • If any companion dog visiting, same time never give bones
  • Chunks of food make your dog’s eating and digestive system disturbed.

What type of bones is safe for dogs?

You need to avoid buffalo, beef, and shank bones because they are harder to chew.

Large and hard bones can damage your dog’s teeth.

Smaller dogs or puppies always like to chew bone marrow because this type of bones can easily be crushed.

Are chicken bones Safe for dogs?

In my opinion, chicken bones are less dangerous for dogs.

Dogs have very strong stomachs because it has the most effective acid which helps to dissolve and digest small bones.

Tips to make bone chewing easy for your dog

  • Offer bones to our dog only for 20 minutes in a day.
  • Wash the bone before serving and refrigerate for one day.
  • Dip and soak the bones into vinegar to kill the bacteria.
  • Give bones to smaller puppies for the training purpose
  • Discard bones after 3 to 4 days









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