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Old 05-05-2006, 05:37 PM   #1
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Beef Rib Bones

Anyone know if beef ribs are acceptable to give to dogs for chewing on? I know a lot of bones are no good, but I thought beef bones might be strong enough that they wouldn't break.

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Old 05-05-2006, 06:05 PM   #2
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They are not good for dogs as they can break them and splinter them which could cause serious problems. Raw hides are a better way to go.Its too bad cause we know how much they love them.
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I give my dog beef rib bones once in a while, just for a treat. But my dogs are small pugs, so I don't worry about them getting a big chunk out. If you have a medium/larg dog, I wouldn't. If you have a big dog, a beef knuckle bone would be better. They're much thicker and take longer to chew through.
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