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westb

No Bones

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Just wanted to give a little heads up to all the people who feed their dogs any kind of bones. Two weeks ago I went out fishing at three thirty in the afternoon and when I got home at seven thirty my four year old lab was dead. I brought her to the vet the next day and he did an autopsy and told me that she died from complications of trying to digest deer bones. I had thrown a deer carcess out in the yard after deer hunting for my dogs to chew on like I do every year and appently she had some splinter and tear up her digestive tract. She then developed pancreites which caused her lungs to fill with blood. The vet said that this can happen with any kind of bones and said that no bones of any kind should be fed to a dog. Hope this helps somebody from making the same mistake I made. She was a great hunter and our best friend.

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westb, my heartfelt sorrow to hear about your best friend. im guilty of that giving a bone here and there to my dogs. not anymore.

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So sorry to hear of your loss. I stick to raw hides and only give them to my dogs when I can watch them.

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Really sorry to here that. Thank you for the heads up.

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