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I have a cousin who does a lot of trapping. He said that he usually just keeps the hides and he would keep the rest for our Great Dane if we would like.

Would you guys feed your dogs animals like raccoon, woodchuck/muskrat, beaver, mink, etc?

I wasn't sure if the fact that certain animals are scavengers would determine if you would feed them to you dogs or not.

Thanks for the info!
 

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I'm not sure I would fed another carnivore to a dog.
 

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Why not? I don't see anything wrong with feeding any of these things because any small animal is probably the natural prey for a wolf.
 

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That is kind of what I was thinking. So then would you just give it to them whole or cut the guts out first?
 

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The guts would be the best part, well at least the organs. If you get them whole, I would feed them just like that, considering you have a Dane. They are coming without the skin/fur on right?
 

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Don't raccoons carry rabies and maybe it makes no difference if they are dead!
 

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I don't feed raw but we hunt raccoons. Rabies is carried all the way through the blood stream and effects the brain. I don't know if I would recommend feeding them.

But everything else should be good for your dog to eat.
 
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