May 19, 2010 - “Some people think it's safe to give dogs large bones, like those from a ham or a roast,” says Dr
He also told me that his vet informed him not to even give large bones to dogs, such as those big beef and ham bones, because as a dog gnaws on them, they can still gnaw off and ingest fragments of that bone."
You think you are being kind to your dog. Because ham is one of your favorites, you would like the dog to have a plateful of ham too. But you have to consider the fact that ham is cured pork. Aside from being loaded with fat, ham is high in sodium content too. Ham would even be more dangerous if the ham bone is given to the dog to “clean”. Bone splinters can get stuck in the mouth or ingested and perforate the stomach and the intestines.
Can I give my dog the little round bone from a ham steak
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I've been just ripping the meat off for him, but we're getting down to the hard nub at the end of the ham. I am not even sure if there is a bone in it. Can you give it to the dog or will he choke?He also told me that his vet informed him not to even give large bones to dogs, such as those big beef and ham bones, because as a dog knaws on them, they can still knaw off and ingest fragments of that bone.