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moniechris
19th December 2006, 05:26 AM
Are avocados bad for dogs??? I have a HUGE avocado tree in my back yard that drops avocados constantly...Lately I have noticed that the boys have been chewing them and eating them!! I know that they are fatty, but are they harmful?

Lani
19th December 2006, 05:36 AM
According to the ASPCA, they are ...

http://www.aspca.org/site/PageServer?pagename=pro_apcc_dyk#2

moniechris
19th December 2006, 04:43 PM
HOLY CRAP!!! :yikes :yikes :yikes I guess I will be picking up my yard a bit better. No more avocados for my furkids!!!!

I think the squirrels around here have been eating them for so long that they are immune. There are half eaten avocados all over my yard that the squirrells have dropped off and couldn't carry away because they are so big...

Pavane
2nd January 2007, 07:48 PM
My son has many avocado trees and his Springer eats them once in a while and my son swears it improves his coat and digestion. Will pass this along.