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Venison treats

mika140
September 14th, 2007, 08:27 AM
I've started feeding my GSD the Wellness venison jerky treats. I'm also considering at some point rotating in the EVO RM (which includes venison) for his kibble.

In that back of my mind I have this slight reservation......I remember hearing publicity about chronic wasting disease in deer. I haven't heard anything in quite a while and I wasn't sure how that might have related to the venison that was used in dog food. Does anyone know about the safety of venison meats in dog food.....do they check for diseases, etc. in the meats?

mummummum
September 14th, 2007, 10:34 AM
I don't know that there is one answer to your question as everything depends on the manufacturer and their requirements of the company from which they source their meat. Perhaps you can email Wellness and ask them if they purchase processed meat that is or can be 3D (dead, disabled, diseased) prior to butchering at the abatoire.