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    Default Magic! This just cracks us up

    This should be in the calendar for the next edition no doubt about it. Daisy does not look too impressed with how her hair has grown though, but what a photo. Cheers Brian this is absolutely why this forum is just the place to go to for both knowledge and fun.

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    I read in a dog magazine this summer (Dog Fancy?) that you can grow grass indoors for them and let them graze from the pot or clip it and add it to their food. It's good for them and they may crave it because they need it. There are probably organic wheat/barley/rye mixes and should be lightly covered with soil and damp until sprouted. I'm thinking of growing a patch in the yard. I need to keep her from grazing grass that has ticks, etc.

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    you can grow grass indoors for them and let them graze from the pot
    Isn't that illegal??

    Sins

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    Quote Originally Posted by sins View Post
    Isn't that illegal??

    Sins
    Lolololol


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    Quote Originally Posted by sins View Post
    Isn't that illegal??

    Sins
    LMAO! LOL!

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    Two thoughts about dogs eating grass:

    -- I've noticed that some dogs will seek out grass if they have an upset stomach. When we notice that, we prepare a slippery elm solution and give that to them a couple of times a day, orally with a syringe. Slippery elm is much more effective at calming the stomach, and it also ends their urge to eat the grass. Most well-kept lawns are treated with weed killers and pest controls, and it is not a good idea to encourage our dogs to eat it.

    -- We occasionally grow a pot of organic barley or wheat sprouts for our dogs to eat. If your dog likes to eat grass. this is a far better option.
    Rod Russell

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    all this talk about a black sheep of the family and pot makes me wonder about you folks! lol lol

    Bobby and Belle eat grass too, no harmful effects, and they only munch on long blades. They're two tri colours, and sometimes looking out the window at them graze in our garden, I imagine they're Holstein Freesian cows.
    Desrae, guardian of two tri-coloured cavaliers, Belle 3 years old and Bobby 1 year/8 months.

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    Default Cavalambs.............The new designer breed.

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    I have just caught up with this thread.................

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    Love that photo Brian!


    We were worried Tommy was turning into a CavaHEN but fortunately he didn't sprout any more feathers




    We have a heard of cows too!! Many Cavaliers just seem to enjoy grass, mine eat different grasses at different times. From further reading I know they use it medicinally, they use a very coarse grass as a purgative.
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    I've heard they might eat grass sometimes because of a craving for chlorophyll. So maybe feeding them green veggies now and then could cut down on the grazing.

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