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Old December 20th, 2009, 01:26 AM
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Spinach

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.?
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Old December 20th, 2009, 02:35 AM
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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.
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Old December 20th, 2009, 08:48 AM
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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.
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Old December 22nd, 2009, 10:49 AM
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I know jag will eat it as he is a food hound.. We love our spinach around here and the food hound shows an interest in it.
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As already said, only feed it in small amounts and not often as it contains oxalic acid which affects calcium requirements in the body.
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Old December 22nd, 2009, 01:03 PM
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Here is a list of veggies and fruits for feeding dogs ....

http://www.diamondpaws.com/health/barfveg.htm
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Old December 22nd, 2009, 02:14 PM
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Thanks rainbow..added the link to my favorites.
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