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We often assume that dogs are strictly carnivores. But http://www.petforumz.com/Dogs-Eat-Potatoes-ftopict73065.html (can dogs eat potatoes)? The topics below attempt to answer this question.
http://www.petforumz.com/dogs-eat-boiled-potatoes-ftopict37887.html (Can dogs eat boiled potatoes?)
I posted earlier about finding a good canned dog food to mix with dry kibble to make it more appealing to a picky dog. Some of you suggested adding boiled rice. What about boiled potatoes? Is that safe for my dog?
« You can....but you are probably catering to an already picky eater. Assuming that the dog is healthy, you can stop the picky eater in their tracks by a bit of "tough love". Feed your dog his kibble.. »
« Or the dog has something wrong with his mouth that the owner can't easily see in which case he's probably starving and in pain already. To the OP, if you haven't done so already, please take your d.. »
http://www.petforumz.com/Balim-loves-boiled-potatoes-ftopict70376.html (Balim loves boiled potatoes)
While slicing up boiled potatoes for a salad this evening, I dropped one of the slices on the floor accidentally. Balim (1 yo English cocker spaniel), who was watching the proceedings intently, was on it like a flash and slurped it up, eagerly and merrily looking for more as cockers are wont to..
« Potatoes are high in carbs and will cause a dog to get fat. I wouldn't over indulge him in them. Celeste »
« High in carbs: yes. Cause something to get fat: no. Glucose is the primary energy source for the brain, which uses a lot of it, and I think explains a lot around this particular myth. -- Melinda S.. »
« It's not a myth obviously you are not diabetic. Carbs cause glucose yes, but if you don't burn off that glucose your stores it and you get fat. I simply pointed out that he shouldn't over indulg.. »
« "Spot" wrote in You are ignoring part of the equation. Do you have any idea how much exercise Balim gets? How much potato she gets, in relation to her size? How much potato she gets in relati.. »