Can dogs eat Chicken necks?

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Benefits

health-benefits
  • Chicken necks are high in protein which is essential in a dog's muscle development and tissue repair.
  • Chicken necks are also a good source of calcium that supports a dog's bone and dental health.
  • Chicken necks have a high amount of taurine, benefit cardiac and eye health, and promote a stronger immune system for dogs.
  • Chewing on chicken necks can help improve dental health in dogs.
  • The connective tissue and cartilage in the chicken neck contain glucosamine and chondroitin, which keep dogs' joints healthy.

Risks

health-risks
  • Chicken neck bones can splinter into shards when cooked. They can injure a dog's mouth, throat, and intestines. They are also a choking hazard.
  • Excessive feeding on chicken necks could lead to a nutritional imbalance in dogs.
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Servings

serving-suggestions
  • Source chicken neck from suppliers of free-range, organic chicken.
  • Chicken neck can be fed fresh or dehydrated. Raw feeders add chicken neck to their dogs' raw diet.
  • If your dog's diet already has complete calcium, limit edible bones or only feed them as occasional treats.
  • Always supervise your dog when feeding bones.

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