What happens if my dog eats chicken bones? Cooked chicken bones can break and splinter, which can cause your dog to choke and can also puncture the gastrointestinal tract, or get caught in his throat. This is extremely painful to your dog and can potentially lead to death.
What should I do if my dog ate cooked chicken bones?
- Poor appetite.
- Gagging or retching.
- Having trouble breathing.
How long after eating a chicken bone will a dog get sick? Bones that lodge in the esophagus might cause shallow breathing, pain, gulping, or even vomiting. All these signs are likely to occur within the first ten minutes, but If the bone makes it to the stomach the signs can take an hour or more to appear.
What to watch for if dog eats chicken bones? If your dog has already eaten the bone and it’s not lodged in their airways, you’ll need to watch for signs of blockage or internal bleeding.