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7 foods pets should never eat

By: Shea Gunther on July 22, 2011, 11:50 a.m.
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Dogs and bones go together like chocolate and milk and peanut butter and jelly. Ask a child to draw a dog and it's a good bet she'll add a bone to the picture. Good dogs get big bones — that's just how it is. But as it turns out, bones can wreak havoc on a dog’s digestive system. The FDA advised owners to skip the bones when it comes to rewarding their dogs and wrote a great list of 10 reasons why it's a bad idea to give your dog a bone. How does broken teeth, mouth injuries, bones stuck in the stomach, and severe bleeding from the rectum sound? bOW wow!