Raw Dog Food and Salmonella Risks
Kaos recovered from his ill-timed bout of serious digestive distress, which may or may not have been caused by his raw-food diet. Many symptom-free dogs also have Salmonella present in their stool.

Raw Dog Food and Salmonella Risks

How worried should raw-feeders be about Salmonella? What about those who feed kibble?

Thanks to dogs’ industrial-strength digestive systems, their strong stomach acids usually disarm the Salmonella bacteria before they can cause illness. And even if enough of the bacteria survive and manage to take up residence in the dog’s digestive tract, he may well be completely asymptomatic; not all canine carriers of Salmonella become ill. This makes it difficult to know how widespread Salmonella infections are in the canine population.

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