How to cook a chuck arm steak

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“Is cooking steak for my dog unsafe?”

That’s a common – & legitimate – question many dog owners have. If you’re a steak lover yourself, you probably want your precious pooch lớn enjoy man’s most coveted meat, too. But is it safe? Can dogs digest steaks as we can? What’s the best way khổng lồ cook steak for a dog, if any?

We’ve got you covered with the answers khổng lồ your most pressing questions when it comes lớn dog ownership and steak

First, let’s bust a little myth: Dogs are not carnivores lượt thích their wild family member, the wolf. They are actually omnivores. You might think that giving your dog all the meat they can consume is the best thing for their bodies. A lot of people believe this because we’re stuck on the fact that dogs derive from carnivorous animals.

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However, domesticated dogs need veggies and fruits for a well-balanced diet, too, making them omnivores. This doesn’t mean that meat is bad for them, but like humans, they only need meat in moderation.


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Feeding Steak to Your Dog

Is Grilled Steak Bad for Dogs?

When it’s cooked properly and served in moderation, absolutely not. Steak can be a nutritious part of a well-balanced diet for your dog, given that you’ve already cleared it with your vet. Some dogs have very specific dietary needs và steak may simply not be a part of your dog’s healthiest picture.

But in general, most dogs can have a cooked steak once in a while and benefit from its nutrients và high protein content.

There are other foods that no dog should ever eat và steak doesn’t make that list. Be sure to avoid foods that are toxic to lớn a dog’s digestive system, lượt thích chocolate, nuts, dairy products, garlic, and avocado.

What About Raw Steak?

This topic is a bit controversial, so we’ll cover it based on what doggie experts say.

Some dog owners feed their dogs a raw meat diet, which is based on the idea that dogs, historically, have thrived on eating raw meat và not on eating processed foods lượt thích many dog foods are nowadays. Those for a raw food diet say that the diet can improve the look và feel of a dog’s coat, improve digestion, & boost energy, among other benefits.

The FDA disputes the benefits, though, stating that feeding a dog raw meat can be harmful lớn both the dog & his humans. Raw meat poses a risk for salmonella, listeria, & other harmful bacteria that can cause severe stomach and digestive upsets khổng lồ dogs, & even runs the risk of contaminating you và your home when you serve it.

To keep you và your pup as safe as possible, we recommend cooking a piece of steak before feeding it to lớn Fido.

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How khổng lồ Cook Steak for Dogs

So, what’s the best way to cook steak for a dog?

Just like humans should follow proper food safety techniques when preparing & cooking steak they’ll eat, they should vị the same for their four-legged friends.

Be sure to lớn use the proper methods for thawing steak (we have a whole guide on thawing steak to help you out) và handle the meat with washed hands.

Next, skip the seasoning. Humans tend to lớn love a little salt, pepper, và steak seasoning, but they aren’t necessary for dogs. In fact, salt can harm them và is something you should avoid using on any of your dog’s foods.

You can choose just about any steak cooking method you prefer to cook the beef. The key is lớn get it to lớn the right temperature, which should be at least medium to keep your dog safe. This ultimate guide khổng lồ steak temperatures should help you get it right.

Once it’s done, allow the meat to lớn rest & cool for about 15 minutes. Dogs don’t blow on their food khổng lồ cool it, so you’ll want to avoid serving it too hot. After about 10 minutes, you can cut the steak, if desired, lớn help it cool faster.

Be sure lớn look for small or thin bones that your dog might be able to break off with his teeth. Most steak bones are very sturdy, but some dogs’ jaws và teeth are stronger! You know your dog best. Avoid giving her any bones that could break off, causing a dangerous obstruction lớn her airway.

Safety Tips: kiểm tra out this article và learn how to safely let your dog enjoy steak bones.

Feeding Steak to lớn Your Dog

Cooking steaks for dogs is much lượt thích cooking it for the family: Follow the right safety measures và cook it lớn a safe temperature khổng lồ avoid potentially dangerous contamination và side effects. In moderation, steak can be an excellent part of your dog’s balanced diet because it’s rich in protein, iron, omega-6 fatty acids, & other minerals and nutrients that a dog needs to lớn stay healthy.

Want to lớn make sure you’re giving your pup only the best quality meats? Head to Chicago Steak Company’s website lớn see our selection of perfectly-aged steaks. We even have some of the vị trí cao nhất 2% of beef in the United States that we can ship to your home, flash frozen lớn preserve quality, so you’ll have it for your pooch in just a few days.