An Egg-celent Treat

An Egg-celent Treat
Eggs are versatile and a great treat for your dog


Eggs are a source of protein, calcium, vitamin A, folate, vitamin D, and fat. Eggs can be boiled, scrambled, poached, or even fried with a little bit of butter (as a special treat). They are versatile and a great treat for your dog. One large egg contains 70 C, so for small dogs, it may be best to divide the cooked egg into smaller portions and feed it over several days.
Egg shells are almost completely made of calcium. You can try feeding your dog the egg and shell together, or you can dry the shells and grind them up as a source of calcium. Additional sources of calcium that are better absorbed than egg shells include yogurt, cheese, ice cream, and lactose-free milk. As most commercial dog foods are well balanced, there is no need to add extra calcium to your dog’s diet. This is especially true for puppies where it is not just calcium, but the balance between calcium and phosphorus that is important. Adding extra calcium without balancing the diet can result in bone and growth problems for your pup. Never feed raw egg whites, as they naturally contain an enzyme that will affect biotin (B vitamin) and can make your dog very sick.

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i have 3 Staffordshire terriers, brother sister and a baby. thanks for this article, my dog never got sick but i have fed them raw eggs. so now i guess they ll get scrambled. thanks. jw arlington,tx
Thu, 08/23/2012 - 19:48
I have two 10 1/2 month old German Shepherd pups and they get scrambled eggs almost every day in the morning, when I take the eggs out and milk they come sit by the stove and wait for them and sometimes I add cheese , they also have some yogurt when I have some and then there is ice cream in the evening one or two nights a week .S,Brown
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