FDA warns about dog 'bone treats' after reports of pets getting sick

(WMAR) - The FDA is warning you to not to give your dog bone treats this holiday season.

Officials say they have received nearly 68 reports of pet illnesses related to bone treats. The treats are described as ham bones, rib bones, and smoke knuckle bones, but the FDA did not list any specific brands of dog treats in its warning. 

According to the FDA, the treats are a choking hazard and could cause vomiting, diarrhea, or rectal bleeding.

Officials say 15 dogs have died after eating a bone treat. 

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