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Why shouldn't dogs eat bread dough?

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Yeast dough can be harmful to dogs for several reasons.

After a dog eats dough, it can produce gas. This can cause the stomach to become twisted or even torn.

The rising dough also produces alcohol, which dogs should avoid.

From: Foods Your Dog Should Never Eat WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Gugler, K. July 2012. Compendium: Continuing education for veterinarians,

Kovalkovicova, N. September 2009. Interdisciplinary toxicology,

FDA: "No bones about it: Bones are unsafe for your dog."

Reviewed by Amy Flowers on May 09, 2019

SOURCES:

Gugler, K. July 2012. Compendium: Continuing education for veterinarians,

Kovalkovicova, N. September 2009. Interdisciplinary toxicology,

FDA: "No bones about it: Bones are unsafe for your dog."

Reviewed by Amy Flowers on May 09, 2019

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