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Dog bones

campfire218

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We ordered a side of beef this year. The ribs they packaged are really too skinny to do anything with (except make broth out of) so I thought I'd use them as dog treats. Is there a process I need to follow? Dry them, cold smoke, etc? Hesitant to feed them raw because I don't want remnants left on the floor and furniture.
 

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Brokenhandle

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interested in seeing responses you get, possibly getting a beef this year also

Ryan
 

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Do some research to satisfy yourself of the risks involving dogs and bones. All dogs are different and have different habits, but I only gave my dogs raw round, or long bones. Cooked bones don't have the nutrition a raw bone has, and cooked bones tend to splinter more often.
 

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^^^^^^This is my understanding as well. Look into it more, but I would think, just Refer Dry them to limit meat scrap/juices getting on furniture. My boys have gotten aCooked Beef Rib and Steak Bones, but we watch and take them away after the meat is removed...JJ
 

Chasdev

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Beef bone broth, period.
Roast them at 450 until they are dark brown, plop them in a pot with onions, garlic and celery and slowly simmer for 24 hours.
 

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Not a fan of giving our dogs bones. To many unforseen things could happen if not watching " constantly ". The huge knuckle bones maybe aren't quite as bad for splinters that can be swallowed and cause internal damage. Just our personal decision.
 

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