Can Dogs Eat Raw Ground Beef?

Eating raw ground beef can make you or your dog sick- it’s nice like that! In all likelihood it won’t make your dog sick but potentially raw ground beef contains bacteria. And the main suspects are salmonella, e coli and yersinia. Salmonella can kill- the real threat comes from poultry but beef can be contaminated …

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Can Dogs Eat Raw Giblets?

With Thanksgiving and Christmas fast approaching, many of us are thinking not only of who to invite but also what exactly we are going to be cooking. Indeed, my wife has just ordered our turkey this morning. And for those of us who order a whole turkey or chicken, there is always the question of …

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Can Dogs Eat Raw Deer Meat?

It is thought that there are around eleven million people who hunt deer in the U.S. Of these nine million hunt deer with a gun and two million hunt with a bow. Perhaps you or someone you know are one of these people. As a dog owner and someone who doesn’t like waste, you are …

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Can Dogs Eat Raw Lamb?

Dogs have evolved from wolves and, as such, they’re supposed to eat a raw diet. Nowadays, with so much readily available and affordable commercial dog food, few pet parents feed their dogs raw meat. Unless, of course, you’ve converted to the BARF theory and want to offer your pet the chance to eat what they …

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Can Dogs Eat Pork Shoulder Bones?

You know that guilty feeling you get when your dog begs for any leftover steak? You cannot give him that, but pork shoulder bones are safe and quite healthy for your dog. Cooked bones are dangerous as heat-processing makes them brittle, but raw bones should pose no problem to your dog. Pork shoulder bones are …

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Can Dogs Eat Raw Sausage?

Sometimes, when it comes to our dogs, we are looking for a shortcut- we want to provide them with the best nutrition possible but we want to spend as little time as possible feeding them! At other times with our dogs, we want to use them as machines that reduce the amount of waste that …

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Can Dogs Eat Raw Potatoes?

Potatoes are often considered to be a cheap and beneficial vegetable to bulk up your dog’s food intake. This is because both cooked and raw potatoes do technically possess some nutritional value. However, you should generally avoid feeding your dog raw potatoes. This is because they contain high levels of Solanine, a compound toxic to …

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Can Dogs Eat Raw Pork?

Raw pork is dangerous to dogs. This is because it contains harmful bacteria which can cause your dog to become ill, as well as a high-fat content that may cause your dog to have digestion issues.  If your dog has eaten large quantities of raw pork, it’s best to ring your vet to see what …

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Can Dogs Eat Raw Fish Bones?

I know how you feel. You have just filleted some fish for dinner and there on the cutting board are the fish bones. Part of you is thinking “it would be a shame to waste them” and part of you is thinking “if I put these in the trash and it stinks the kitchen out, …

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Can Dogs Eat Raw Hamburger?

A busy kitchen can be a real treat for a dog. Not only is it a great place to spend time with their owner but by their very nature kitchens must fascinate dogs. It is all those great sounds and smells that must drive them potty. And if there is one smell which grabs their …

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