As an additional extra to your dog’s raw food diet, you may like to consider a raw bone or chew just 1-3 times a week. Not only do they provide a natural source of nutrients, they help to keep teeth clean and breath fresh whilst providing an interactive, mentally stimulating chewing session too. Please refer to the Natures Menu Bones, Chews and Chunks Guide (see below) to see which bones and chews are appropriate for your dog.
Bones are perfectly safe to feed if fed raw and appropriately selected for the age and experience of your dog. Raw bones are moisture rich, softer and more flexible compared to cooked bones, it is only when they are cooked that they become dry and brittle causing them to splinter and potential cause problems. Therefore, we would never advise to feed a cooked bone.
All of Natures Menu’s bones, chews, chunks and meats are safely sourced, stored and regularly tested for bacteria such as salmonella, campylobacter and enterobacteriaceae. When feeding a raw diet, always ensure that bowls, utensils, hands and surfaces are washed thoroughly after serving as you would when preparing any raw meat at home.