Feeding bones to dogs is a concern for a lot of owners, with questions around whether to feed them cooked or raw bones, what health risks it may pose, and what nutritional benefits there are.
To help shed light on the topic, a raw dog food company has created a myth-busting guide with the help of their resident vet, Nick Thompson, to answer any questions you may have on how to feed your dog a bone.
He said: “Bones and bony material, when chosen and fed carefully and appropriately, are no more dangerous to the short and long-term health of dogs and cats than any other more common nutritional approach.
“On the contrary, they are good for general wellbeing, teeth, gut and stool health.”
Some of the biggest myths have been busted below, but more information on feeding dogs bones can be found online.
Feeding dogs cooked, sawn, or whole leg bones is dangerous and should be avoided regardless of breed.
Dry, cooked bones may become brittle and cause fragments to splinter off, causing your dog internal…