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Raw potatoes

angeldogs
February 15th, 2007, 10:47 PM
Are raw potatoes bad for dogs.if your not looking jag will grab and run and chew it up before you can catch him.and he won't drop it when you tell him to.he looks at you like he's saying ya right not a chance.

Prin
February 16th, 2007, 12:49 AM
Not sure.. I know the green ones aren't good...:o (they're toxic)

angeldogs
February 16th, 2007, 12:57 AM
prin.there just your regular potatoe.i will try to remember about the green ones thanks

Scott_B
February 16th, 2007, 06:29 AM
I was under the impression it was all raw potatoes and cooking was the only way to make them safe to eat.

That said, I'm not really sure why this is a problem? Where is he stealing them from? A garden maybe? If hes stealing them from the inside the house, you have to hide them away better then.

mummummum
February 16th, 2007, 07:58 AM
Green are an absolute NO to animals and humans. Raw potatoes are generally undigestible to dogs but tasty nonetheless ~ they are crunchy, lots of water and in Canada, slightly bitter, salty or buttery depending on their place of origin and the type of taddy.

gypsy_girl
February 16th, 2007, 11:48 AM
Raw potatoes are not bad for dogs, just totally indigestible. You may just notice a larger stool :)

rainbow
February 16th, 2007, 11:35 PM
I agree and, yes, the green spots on them are toxic.

angeldogs
February 17th, 2007, 01:01 AM
thanks or the replies.he's stealing them out o the bag.we by 50lb bag with 8 people in the house and nowhere else we can really put them.he is sneaky and will hide them and we catch him when we her the crunch.i don't know what it is about them but he loves them.

rainbow
February 17th, 2007, 11:38 PM
I would really try to keep them away from him in case he steals one with green on it. Can you not put them in a closet somewhere? Whenever I buy a large bag I put them in the basement in hubby's workshop and close the door.

angeldogs
February 18th, 2007, 10:57 AM
the wife is going to clean out the kibble container real well with hot water and cleaner.and use that.it's a 40lb container.and my work shop is outside and with our stuf and some of my mothers in there we can barely get in the door.but were going ti some thing about it.

Prin
February 18th, 2007, 12:27 PM
:highfive: :)

rainbow
February 18th, 2007, 01:57 PM
Great idea....sure hate to see Jag get hold of a potato with green spots on it so glad you are going to keep the potatoes out of reach. :thumbs up

angeldogs
February 18th, 2007, 08:41 PM
so thats the plan.just got fiqure what we are going to do with the kibble.and he can't open it at all.

Goldens4Ever
February 18th, 2007, 09:16 PM
I believe that the skin of a potato is toxic for dogs.

rainbow
February 18th, 2007, 10:54 PM
I think it's just the green spots on them which occur when potatoes are exposed to light. I would also be concerned though about any pesticide residue left on the skin though. Probably not enough to do a lot of harm but unhealthy nonetheless.