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09-16-2014 11:20 PM
misslesleedavis1 I have been known to give the pups a bacon snack from time to time, in moderation it is not going to hurt them, they have come to expect it now though when i make it in the mornings which is a pain-
09-16-2014 11:15 PM
Pax8 Kaiju gets a piece as a once in a blue moon treat. But it's too salty and fatty for more frequent consumption. Definitely not a regular part of his diet by any means.
09-16-2014 10:36 PM
SunCzarina A bit of this or that isn't harmful. Venus would be heartbroken and feeling unloved if I didn't give her a taste of my bacon. If my son didn't steal it off my plate first...
09-16-2014 09:58 PM
HankGSD I would say no from the standpoint that pork is a notorious allergen, and bacon has lots of nitrates. One piece won't hurt but I wouldn't make it a habit
07-11-2014 02:52 PM
blackshep Too salty
07-11-2014 02:39 PM
N Smith Our dogs will get a slice of bacon when we make it - its not part of their raw diet or anything LOL

When we make it for ourselves, whatever is left over is divvied up amongst the hoard! I will also tell puppy owners to take a small amount (1/4 of a slice) and after its cooked, chop it into teeny pieces and add that to a regular meal to use as training treats (also small amout of cheddar cheese and maybe a half a hot dogs worth of pieces.). The bacon smell gets all over the kibble making it smell more appetizing. Then they can use the regular meal as training treats without adding a whole schwackload of calories.
07-11-2014 01:31 PM
Sunflowers I would not feed any to a puppy.

I don't need to give mine a lot. I take a fingernail sized piece, the ham part, not the fat, and crumble it into his food.
Their sense of smell is a gazillion times stronger than ours, so that is enough for him to get the flavor without any harm.
07-11-2014 01:20 PM
Courtney This is the only way I can get Rusty to clean his room.
07-11-2014 01:02 PM
kiya As an occasional treat
07-11-2014 11:51 AM
wyoung2153 Yes it is ok as long as it isn't the primary part of their diet, lol. Moderation as others have stated. A piece here and there is fine.
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