Which Bones Are Safe to Chew, Which Are Not
The wrong bone can cause a medical emergency.
Dog owners often hear they should never give their pet a chicken bone. The worry is that a dog can easily crush a chicken bone with his teeth, causing it to splinter and then perforate the intestine. “But that’s largely an urban myth,” says Your Dog editor-in-chief John Berg, DVM. “Chicken bone will almost inevitably dissolve in the stomach and never even reach the intestine.