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raw eggs??

June 13th, 2007, 05:32 PM
hi am woundering if my dogs can eat raw eggs as a treat???i was cleaning and 1 fell and my dog was eating it i stop him and he looked @ me like saying i was enjoying that.not sure if raw or should i boil it?

June 13th, 2007, 05:40 PM
Raw eggs are fine for dogs. You can also dry and grind up the egg shells to a powder and add it to their food.

June 13th, 2007, 05:55 PM
Raw eggs are just fine, as long as they are not expired! I just learned this in the past few months myself from another member here. I now give Petey a raw egg, shell and all to eat and sometimes will freeze a raw egg for him to eat as a treat as well. He LOVES them! The frozen ones are less messy too. :)

June 13th, 2007, 06:35 PM
ok thx how often can i give it to them 1 perday? or thats to much

June 13th, 2007, 09:22 PM
I give Tron a raw egg with a bit of milk and a sprinkle of garlic.Scramble it all up and let him go to it.I do this once a week.I have done this will all my dogs,past and current.Tron is 11 and has been getting it since he was 12 weeks.:)

Ford Girl
June 14th, 2007, 12:36 PM
Dazy gets raw or frozen eggs all the time, not once a day, but maybe 3 a week? Shell and all, she loves them! It's fun to watch them eat the frozen ones, like a pupcycle!!! :lovestruck:

June 14th, 2007, 03:21 PM
Do you freeze the egg in the shell and then give it to them whole and unpeeled?

I had heard somewhere that raw yolks were OK but not to give the whites raw as they contain a substance that destroy the B vitamin biotin.

June 14th, 2007, 05:23 PM
well i give them the whole egg its that ok ????

when its frozen u not afraid that they can choke if u give them the whole egg??

June 14th, 2007, 08:19 PM
I usually give Petey an egg maybe 3 times a week. And yep, I freeze it whole. I pull it out of the egg carton and plop it directly into the freezer and then give him the whole thing. It's kind of like a hard boiled egg texture, only popsicle style! :) He will chew into it and break it apart and lick it. He's never tried to gobble the thing whole, raw or frozen. He has always broken them. I posted pictures a month or two ago, I'll see if I can find them again.

ETA: Here it is, this is from our recent switch in diets. There are a few pics and my comments of him eating first raw and then a frozen one. :)

Ford Girl
June 15th, 2007, 01:22 PM
well i give them the whole egg its that ok ????

when its frozen u not afraid that they can choke if u give them the whole egg??

Yes, whole, shell and all, frozen or raw! Juts put it in the freezer, it will crack a bit as the egg expands but it doesn't make a mess.

She has never tried to eat the whole thing at once, when we place it on the floor she always circles it, barks or makes starnge noises (she's very vocal) then cuatiously tries to bite it, it's as fun to watch as it is for her to eat it, she usualy cracks it and takes some shell off, then licks it...and that's saying alot considering she's a retriever who usually gobble up food like it's her last meal...she actually takes her time.

Try it, your pooches will love it!!! :dog:

June 15th, 2007, 02:14 PM
Thank you for the tips! :pawprint:

June 15th, 2007, 05:14 PM
My personal preference is to feed my two hard-boiled eggs; however, if I were to feed them raw eggs, I would ensure that they are hormone-free & antibiotic free (found in the healthfood sections). Some contend that it doesn't make a difference, & perhaps it doesn't, but again, that is my preference. :)