Can my pet eat raw eggs?

Can my pet eat raw eggs?

YES! The short answer is yes.

  • Raw Eggs are great for your pets skin and coat

    • Since eggs full of amino and fatty acids they are great for your pets skin and coat

  • Raw Eggs are also high in a variety of vitamins and minerals such as:

    • Vitamin D

      • Manages bone growth and the role of calcium in the body.

    • Vitamin A

      • Supports the health of your pet skin, coat, heart, and nervous system.

    • Vitamin E

      • Powerful antioxidant that protects against cell damage.

    • Riboflavin

      • Also known as vitamin B2, this nutrient helps in the red cell production and antibodies your pets needs to fight disease.

    • Folate

      • Necessary for normal metabolic functions such as DNA synthesis and red blood cell production in your pet.

    • Iron

      • Keeps your pets blood-producing red cells healthy.

    • Selenium

      • antioxidant that protects your pets cells from free radical damage.

    • Taurine -Needed for Cats

      • Helps maintain healthy heart and eyes.

      • Cats can’t manufacture taurine themselves, so it’s added as a supplement to all cat foods.

  • How do you feed the Raw Egg?

    • Just crack it open on top of your Raw Meal or if you mixing with dry or wet food do the same as well.

  • How often do you feed raw eggs to your dog?

    • Cat or Small dog: 1x a week

    • Med Dog: 1-2x a week

    • Large Dog: 1-3x a week

  • What do you do with the eggshell?

    • Shell is also edible, but we recommend crushing it so that your pet gets used to the eggshell.

    • Eggshells have calcium, magnesium, phosphorus and potassium as well as other minerals that are good for bone health, muscle strength, healthy teeth and gums.

  • Can your cat eat raw eggs?

    • Yes they can!

    • But in moderation, Egg whites in a raw egg have a protein called avidin. Avidin binds with biotin and over-consumption of avidin can cause a biotin deficiency. So you want to limit raw eggs to 1x a week for your cat or you can serve them cooked eggs. Cooking the egg will denature the avidin and still provide all the same benefits. Another option you can opt for is just giving your cat the raw egg yolk.

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