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Spinach

angeldogs
December 20th, 2009, 01:26 AM
We buy frozen leaf spinach on a regular basis and was going to start giving some to the dogs.

Does anyone else feed spinach to their dogs.?

Purpledomino
December 20th, 2009, 02:35 AM
If I have some on hand, sure I feed them spinach. Leafy greens are healthy for dogs, and a bit of spinach here and there in moderation is an excellent way to vary the diet and add extra vitamins etc. :thumbs up

Sib.HuskyMom
December 20th, 2009, 08:48 AM
Good idea Angeldogs!
I would be sure to give it in small amounts though, especially in the beginning. Too much may cause the runs - but it probably depends on the dog and you know yours best.

angeldogs
December 22nd, 2009, 10:49 AM
I know jag will eat it as he is a food hound.:D. We love our spinach around here and the food hound shows an interest in it.

rainbow
December 22nd, 2009, 01:00 PM
As already said, only feed it in small amounts and not often as it contains oxalic acid which affects calcium requirements in the body.

rainbow
December 22nd, 2009, 01:03 PM
Here is a list of veggies and fruits for feeding dogs ....

http://www.diamondpaws.com/health/barfveg.htm

angeldogs
December 22nd, 2009, 02:14 PM
Thanks rainbow..added the link to my favorites.