Pig ears are an excellent chew and source of nutrients. But in light of the recent pig ear Salmonella scare, is it safe for dogs to eat them still? I was curious to learn more so I did some research to find out if pig ears are safe for dogs.
Dogs can safely eat pig ears if they are purchased from a reputable company who are sourcing their ears from the United States. Pig ears have 11% fat content so moderation when feeding them is key. Dogs should not eat more than one pig ear every ten to fourteen days.
Feeding your dog real food is the foundation of health. It’s important you know how to feed them the chew, what to look for to keep it safe or else it might make them ill. In this article I’ll go over all you need to know when deciding to give your dog a pig ear chew.
The Safe Way To Feed Pig Ears
Pig ears are a challenging and delicious high protein chew. Dogs will enjoy gnawing through the tasty layers, thoroughly cleaning their teeth in the process.