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For an overview of dog meat in the Fallout series of games, see dog meat.
For the companion appearing in the Fallout series of games, see Dogmeat.

Dog meat is a consumable item in Fallout: New Vegas.


It restores some of your Hit Points, but also gives you a small amount of radiation. Additionally, in hardcore mode, it can reduce Starvation by 35, at the expense of -1 Strength for a 2 minute duration. Used in campfires to make dog steak.

Survival Skill effectEdit

SkillEffectHardcore effect
10+1 Hit Point for 8s-42 Starvation , -1 Strength for 2m
20+1 Hit Point for 8s-49 Starvation , -1 Strength for 2m
30+1 Hit Point for 8s-56 Starvation , -1 Strength for 2m
40+1 Hit Point for 8s-63 Starvation , -1 Strength for 2m
50+2 Hit Point for 8s-70 Starvation , -2 Strength for 2m
60+2 Hit Point for 8s-77 Starvation , -2 Strength for 2m
70+2 Hit Point for 8s-84 Starvation , -2 Strength for 2m
80+2 Hit Point for 8s-91 Starvation , -2 Strength for 2m
90+2 Hit Point for 8s-98 Starvation , -2 Strength for 2m
100+3 Hit Point for 8s-105 Starvation , -3 Strength for 2m
Note: Radiation is not affected by Survival skill level.


  • Dog meat is found on friendly and wild dogs. Vendors and traders don't sell dog meat.