Is it OK to give my dog bones to chew?
Giving your dog bones to chew on has positive and negative points. Dogs just LOVE to chew on them, but they can be dangerous and your dog MUST be supervised while chewing . Positive Points * Good source of nutrients and minerals * Chewing stimulates saliva enzymes and helps prevent plaque buildup on teeth * Chewing provides mental stimulation * Chewing bones helps prevent dogs from chewing inappropriate things (like the couch!) Negative Points * Bones can splinter into s