Are chicken jerky treats safe for dogs? In November 2011, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) finally issued an official warning to pet owners that chicken jerky food products imported from China may cause a Fanconi-like syndrome in dogs who routinely consume them or in cases where treats make up a large part of a dog’s diet.
What chicken jerky treats are killing dogs?
- Waggin’ Train Jerky Treats or Tenders (Nestle Purina)
- Canyon Creek Ranch Jerky Treats or Tenders (Nestle Purina)
- Milo’s Kitchen Home-Style Dog Treats (Del Monte Corp)
Can dogs eat natural beef jerky? Beef jerky is generally safe for dogs to eat, provided that it comes from a single dried meat source and does not contain any additives or preservatives that may be unsafe for dogs.
Why is jerky not good for dogs? The biggest issue with feeding jerky to your dog, however, revolves around the sodium levels. Salt is very hard on a dog’s system. While small levels of salt are necessary to maintain good health, high-salt diets can lead to sodium poisoning.