If you are a proud parent of a dog, you know the joys of giving your fur babies dog treats. They are excited to get them as much, if not more than you are to give a treat to that good boy! However, there are some treats the FDA is warning dog owners about.

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Matt Sparx/TSM

These treats, are often called "bone treats" that you would find at the store. The FDA is describing these treats as ham bones, pork femur bones, rib bones and smokey knuckle bones in the report.

The illnesses reported have included:

  • Gastrointestinal obstruction
  • Choking
  • Cuts and wounds in the mouth and tonsils
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Bleeding from the rectum
  • Death

Currently, there are around 15 dogs that have been reported to have died after eating these treats.


Source: FDA

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