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Old August 25th, 2009, 09:39 AM
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Grasshopper eating dog

My dog hAs been vomiting after eating grasshoppers. Could it be the pesticide?
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Old August 25th, 2009, 09:48 AM
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Many grasshoppers sequester (take in and incorporate into their own bodies for defense) toxins from the plants they eat. It's probably more that than pesticides.
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Old August 25th, 2009, 09:48 AM
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The dog could have a reaction or upset stomach from the discharge that a grasshopper gives when it finds itself in danger.
My Labrador used to eat a few of those big black crickets. Gross.
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Old August 25th, 2009, 08:59 PM
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Thx

Thx for the info. She seems to be a bit better tonight and I've been keeping her inside for a few days.
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