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Can I safley feed smoked pork hocks to my 2 dogs (I have a ...

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Can I safley feed smoked pork hocks to my 2 dogs? (I have a boxer/hound & an aussie)
Lynn: Have you ever given your dogs pork in the past?
Customer: replied 11 years ago.
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Yes, they can tolerate pork. I was really wondering if there were any bones in there that could splinter & be dangerous...
Thanks!
Lynn
I would not feed smoked pork to my dogs (who are fed a raw diet) as yes, the cooked bones could splinter and cause serious problems in the GI tract. A great treat is a bully stick :) They can be found at your local pet superstore :) Good luck
Gina, Breeder and Health Care Specialist
Category: Dog
Satisfied Customers: 5880
Experience: 20+ years experience in animal health care. Hobby breeder of Olde English Mastiffs and owned by an English Bulldog.
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Hi there, NEVER feed cooked bones to your dog. They will break into sharp splinters. Uncooked bones are much better, they are softer and digest better without the risk of splintering.