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There is no horse meat in dog food manufactured in the United States. The practice of slaughtering horses for human consumption or for use in pet foods has been banned in the United States.


English-speaking countries usually call horse meat "horse meat" or "horse beef" or even just "horse." This may be due in part to the fact that horse meat is not popular for human consumption in Anglophone countries such as the United States and the United Kingdom.


Horse meat is most common in France where it is called chevaline or cheval. According to the New York Times, chevaline is popular in many European and Asian countries because it can be substituted for beef at a cheaper cost. In the U.S., eating horse meat is a controver...


According to Reference.com, a horse is a four-legged, hoofed, herbivorous mammal with long hair on its neck and a long tail of hair. Horses widely in size, color and breed.


Dogs should not eat raw meat due to the risk of infection with harmful bacteria. Salmonella and Escherichia coli are just two of the bacterial organisms that may contaminate raw foods.


Turkey meat is safe for dogs to eat in small amounts. The meat is greasy, and large amounts may cause diarrhea or other gastrointestinal discomfort. Turkey bones and skin are dangerous to dogs.


Animal meat is simply called meat. It is a subtype of flesh, which is the soft tissue covering the bones of vertebrate animals. Most animal meat that is commonly eaten is muscle tissue with some fat and skin or vascular tissue, depending on how the meat was butchered.