Can dogs have Oat straw?

can dog eat oat strawYes

Benefits

health-benefits
  • Oat straw is the dried leaves and stalks of the green oat plant. It contains nutrients that help increase the blood flow to the brain and improve a dog's brain function.
  • Oat straw also reduces anxiety and relieves stress in dogs. Oat straw tea is believed to have sedative effects.
  • Oat straw can also help with tremors, twitching, and epilepsy in dogs.

Risks

health-risks
  • Excessive consumption of oat straw can lead to increased excitability or vomiting in dogs.
health-risks-dog

Servings

serving-suggestions
  • Oat straw is available in tincture, capsule, and powder form. Dried oat straw can also be used to make tea.
  • Brew one teaspoon of dried oat straw in 8 ounces of water. The recommended dosage is 2 to 4 ounces daily, depending on the size of the dog. Reduce the amount of excitability that occurs.
  • As there's no definite information on the long-term safety and risks of oat straw on dogs, make sure to give in small amounts or as directed by the vet.

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