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vicky2200 12-22-2012 10:19 PM

Can dogs have Sunflower seeds?
 
My dogs (except Daisy) like sunflower seeds. I don't give them the shells. I've never thought much about them being toxic to dogs. Now, my poodle, has decided that when I eat them he will beg for them. Since he is so small, I decided I better look it up to ensure they aren't toxic. Most websites I find say they ate fine, but I found two sites that said that sunflower seeds and peanuts were toxic. Anyone have any input?

onyx'girl 12-22-2012 10:32 PM

My dogs have eaten them from under my bird cages and also under the outdoor bird feeders with no ill effects. But they don't chow down on a large portion either, just a few now and then. Dogs eat peanut butter just fine, so wonder what the difference peanuts would be compared to peanut butter?
I've never heard either were toxic.

3ToesTonyismydog 12-23-2012 08:56 PM

Here is what I found awhile back. They talk about nuts. I personally have had issues with sunflower seeds getting stuck in the folds of my intestines, boy that was extremely painful. My doctor said he has a lot of people that have problems with sunflower seeds. So I would think they would not be good for dogs, I do not give any kind of seeds to my dogs.


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