While beef is a great source of protein and healthy fats, there are some risks when your dog consumes raw beef. Raw ground beef puts your dog at risk for salmonella, a bacterial contamination. Salmonella often leads to gastrointestinal illness.
The dog might have consumed something toxic.
Is there any chance the dog got into something potentially harmful other than raw meat? Maybe he got into the garbage.
Maybe he ate something in the garage or yard? Or, was there any chance you fed him raw meat that had been in your fridge too long?
Some signs to watch for if your dog gets into raw meat:
I am not a vet. If you think your dog needs to see a vet, then by all means, get going!
Can ground beef make my dog sick?
Beef is a common food allergen for dogs and can cause uncomfortable skin disorders as well as chronic conditions such as indigestion, ear infections, and breathing troubles.