Dogs have their own adorable ways to pressure you into giving them food from your plate.
And when it comes to meat and bones, one might be tempted to share some goodies with their pooch. But it could be a mistake because not all bones are safe for dogs.
For example, if your dog ate rib bones, you should keep an eye on them looking for any sign of discomfort.
Rib bones are not meant for dog consumption and your pouch might be at risk of developing serious infections or diseases that, if left untreated, may lead to further complications.
What should I do if my dog ate rib bone?
As I said, a rib bone is large enough to pose many risks for your pet. Thus, if your pet ate one, you may need to make some immediate response.
You can use the following response if you see your dog ate a rib bone:
Don’t Give Your Dog Cooked Bones
Never give your dog cooked bones. They are soft and prone to splintering. Dog’s can’t tell when a bone is no longer safe, and it only takes a moment for them to cut their mouths, choke, or ingest hazardous, sharp pieces.
Are Any Bones Safe for Dogs to Eat?
It’s okay to give your dog large, raw, cow bones or bison bones. The bone must be big enough so that your dog cannot attempt to swallow it, and it must be raw, so that it will not splinter. Remember that you should always be supervising your dog after you’ve given them a bone. This article has more guidelines about how to safely give a dog a bone.