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FDA warning on Dog Treats   Animal Health

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From: PennyCC

Nov-30

These bone treats could kill your dog, FDA warns

Bone treats can be deadly for your dog. That's the dire warning recently issued by the the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

The government agency says it's received 68 reports of dogs that have been harmed by the treats — leaving around 15 of them dead. The dogs suffered blockage in their digestive tracts, choking, cuts and wounds in the mouth and tonsils, vomiting, diarrhea and bleeding from the rectum.

Here's the FDA's definition of the treats in question: "Real bones that have been processed, sometimes flavored, and packaged for dogs." They carry names like "Ham Bones,” “Pork Femur Bones,” “Rib Bones” and “Smokey Knuckle Bones."

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