Pets.ca - Pet forum for dogs cats and humans 

-->

dogs eating cat food: good or bad.

cspears
February 27th, 2004, 12:08 AM
I was told that if a dog ate cat food that it would go blind? Is that true?

wAggie
February 27th, 2004, 12:21 AM
never heard anything about something being wrong with a dog eating, or should I say STEALING cat food every now and again...


Lol, at times, Chocolate attempted it on a regular basis.... he succeeded too!

one dig into the food & 1/3 was gone! :rolleyes:


hahaha

Carina
February 27th, 2004, 08:08 AM
It won't go blind, but though a little cat food is OK for dogs here & there, a steady diet is not. For one thing cat food is much higher in fat, something most dogs don't need an excess of!

Lucky Rescue
February 27th, 2004, 11:21 AM
I doubt there is an ingredient in cat food that causes blindness.:p

The worst reaction I've seen from my dog eating it is diarrhea and maybe bad breath!

Actually, those little cat treats are excellent training tools for dogs!

But seriously, a dog should not eat cat food all the time, as cat food is extremely high in protein - much too high for dogs.