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I have been reading about how much puppies love bones so I picked up two knuckle bones at the butcher today. They are covered in meat and what-not- are they too rich for Annie? Also, I have been reading about people freezing bones- when and how is this done? Are they frozen with the meat or peanut butter inside of them? Do they have to be thawed before giving them to the puppy?
As you can see, these are my first dog bones. Any other suggestions would be much appreciated!:wavey:
 

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Depends how old Annie is. If it the dog's first time you may take some of the meat off until your pup/dog can get used to it.

The bones I buy, marrow bones, come frozen so I stick them in freezer when I get home. The bones are full of marrow, and I do not unthaw them before giving them to my dog.

Other advice-when dogs get these kind of bones they can sometimes be possessive. Be careful when you try to take the bone away from the dog and be careful that a kid or another dog doesn't walk up and try to mess with the dog or bone as the dog could possibly react.
 

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She may have some loose stool in the beginning. Knuckles bones are good because there is not too much marrow - that’s the rich part. I buy them by the bag, put them in freezer and bash them apart when I am going to feed them. They should be given frozen and I would not worry about putting peanut butter or anything else on them. Just frozen the way they are. I would give it to her and touch her all over while she is chewing, put my hand on the bone, take it away etc. If you do get an aggressive reaction, I would be sure to give her a firm correction. I do not allow time for them to become possessive.
 
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