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Can dogs eat rice

Posted on | April 11, 2012 | 2 Comments

Can dogs eat rice? You bet the can! There’s many home-made dog foods and even store-bought dog foods that include rice in their mixtures. The good thing about your dog eating rice is that it’s easy on your wallet. Rice doesn’t cost much at all and doesn’t take long to prepare either so it’s beneficial to you too! Though there are these benefits, you shouldn’t make rice a regular meal for our dog.

Some people have stated that rice is a great thing to give your dog when he/she has diarrhea. If your dog is sick, giving him or her cooked (preferably boiled) meat (chicken) can be a meal that is very good on his or her stomach. If you’d like you can even throw some carrots or peas in there! When all is done, grab a bowl and have the same meal for yourself!

So, yes, generally dogs can eat rice. According to some dog owners, rice should be safe for puppies as well. One of my friends fed his dog fried rice and the dog hasn’t reacted negatively to it. Whatever rice you feed your dog, juts make sure you cook it!



2 Responses to “Can dogs eat rice”

  1. Can dogs eat peas? - Pet nutrition
    April 11th, 2012 @ 9:34 am

    […] eating peas today. Peas are safe for dogs and they are nicely complemented by carrots, and even rice. What you should do however is, puree or cook the peas and carrots so your dog can benefit from the […]

  2. Nick Revolorio
    March 25th, 2013 @ 11:38 am

    there are a few issues you ought to consider once you walk down the pet food aisles at your local retailer. Consider the cost of the dry pet food. Often, dry commercial dog food that are cheap or are certainly not branded are produced with components like fillers and also seasonings which aren’t necessarily great for dogs. These ingredient could possibly be tasty, nonetheless they is usually harmful to your pet dog.


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