Can dogs eat Chicken eggs?

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Can dogs eat chicken eggs? Yes, eggs add more iron, protein, and zinc to dogs’ diets. But know that some pooches are allergic to chicken eggs. If it is your dog’s first time eating them, look out for symptoms of allergies such as vomiting and diarrhea after mealtime.


  • Eggs are a good source of protein and essential amino acids dogs need for the proper functions of their organs.
  • Eggs contain a range of vitamins and minerals, including vitamin A, vitamin E, vitamin D, B6, B12, and selenium.
  • Eggs are also a good source of zinc, iron, and copper.
  • Calcium and phosphorous in eggs promote teeth and bone health in dogs.
  • The potassium in eggs is good for heart, nerves, and muscle health in dogs.


  • Some dogs are particularly allergic to chicken eggs. They may experience skin itchiness, inflammation, hair loss, vomiting, and diarrhea.
  • Long-term consumption of raw egg white could cause Vitamin B7 deficiency in dogs, vitamin B7 is important for skin health, healthy cell growth, and metabolism.
  • Eggs may contain bacteria, including salmonella. Dogs are mostly resistant to salmonella infection. However, a dog with a weak immune system or existing digestive issues could be more susceptible to the infection.


  • Feed your dog eggs that are free-range or organic.
  • Many raw feeders feed raw eggs to their dogs regularly.
  • Cook the eggs if you are worried about any potential bacteria and parasites and Vitamin B7 deficiency.
  • Small dogs can have 1 egg a week whilst medium-sized dogs can have 2. Large and giant breeds of dogs can have up to 3 eggs per week.

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