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Old May 7th, 2006, 09:14 PM
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Joey ate a raw steak

I was bringing groceries in today - and I discovered a few moments after that Joey got into one of the bags and ate a raw steak. Top sirloin that is. I know a lot of people feed their dogs raw meat, he seems ok right now should I be worried.
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Old May 7th, 2006, 09:22 PM
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the only thing you should be worried about is if Joey will ever want kibble again after tasting succulent raw steak

on a serious note, were there any bones and did he eat them? cut bones (from a butcher's saw) are sharp and not a natural shape, it could cause problems in a dog's tummy if not crushed into smaller pieces first. if no bones were eaten, relaaaax... joey had a good time and tomorrow his poop might be a bit darker and more runny than on kibble, eating meat does that unless balanced by bones.
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Old May 7th, 2006, 09:27 PM
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Melei ate some sirlion today too. only difference is that she was given it on purpose I wouldn't worry, raw meat is good for them. Melei has been eating raw for awhile now and has no problems.
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Old May 7th, 2006, 09:33 PM
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I am not sure about bones - I ended up taking the other part away from him and I threw it in the garbage. In the other steaks that I saved there is a bone but it is fairly large about 8 inches long - it would have taken Joey a long time to eat it if he did get it - as he doesnt have many teeth. I am just going to go check the garbage to see if the bone part is in there. So far he seems ok.
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Old May 7th, 2006, 09:38 PM
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Just checked the garbage there was a bone in the meat I threw out. I am going to keep an eye on him and check his poop if he happens to want to go. Also try to put a call into the vet.
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Old May 7th, 2006, 09:45 PM
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Called the vets answering service - they said if Joey seem imobilised or in pain to give them a call - so far he seems like his usual self.
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