Can dogs eat Rabbit ears?

can dogs eat rabbit earsYes

Benefits

health-benefits
  • Dogs can eat rabbit ears with or without hair on.
  • Rabbit ears from pet shops are usually air-dried or freeze-dried. They contain protein, fat, ash, and moisture that are beneficial for a dog's overall health.
  • Rabbit ears also help with dental health. The fur on rabbit ears promotes digestive health.
  • Dehydrated rabbit ear chews can help in easing anxiety in dogs.
  • Rabbit ears are a good alternative chews for dogs that are allergic to common animal proteins.

Risks

health-risks
  • Excessive consumption of rabbit ears may cause digestive issues, especially for dogs with a sensitive digestive system.
  • If your dog has eaten a rabbit he found in the wild, he might potentially get infected by tapeworms. You should take him to the vet; a deworming treatment may be given.
health-risks-dog

Servings

serving-suggestions
  • Rabbit ears should be given to dogs in moderation as an occasional treat, no more than 2-3 times a week.

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