is bamboo poisonous to dogs

The Answer Is - Bamboo is not poisonous to dogs. However, there are some precautions I recommend.

Dogs just love to chew on anything and we all know how chewable bamboo is - it is hard to destroy!

Chewing has some advantages for a dog's dental health so as long as they chew on items that are ok all is good.

A nice big thick stick of Bamboo really does look attractive to chew on, and you might be wondering -

Can My Dog Chew Bamboo Sticks?

The answer is yes it is ok for a dog to chew on bamboo.

Here are some additional points to consider can dogs eat bamboo shoots or raw bamboo.

Firstly the key is for you to know that the bamboo has not been sprayed with harmful chemicals.

Tant being said bamboo shoots are actually quite a low-calorie chew for dogs - they are not necessarily a part of a dog's diet - but they should not cause harm if a dog chews on them - and likewise it is safe for a dog to have a bamboo toy.

What are Dogs Lacking when they eat wood? While bamboo is not strictly wood - there are similarities - If your dog suddenly changes a habit by chewing on bamboo or wood - there may be an underlying reason like - intestinal parasites - or even psychological issues like boredom or even separation anxiety.

julia
Julia is an animal volunteer and a Vet Tech she helps us with research and product evaluation. She also have worked in technical roles that help her sift through the marketing smoke screen. She is passionate about all animals and often helps out at shelters. 
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