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Anyone elses dog eat bugs???

My dog eats any bug she can find. Can that harm her? I mean we live in illinois so I don't think there are really any bugs that are poisonous. Or are there? Not a clue! All I know is its disgusting!!!

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 12:44 AM on Aug. 8, 2013 in Pets

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  • Unless they have gotten into pesticides, it is probably fine. The insect would have to sting or bit the palate, pretty much do do any damage before the acid dissolve them. It could happen
    Dardenella

    Answer by Dardenella at 12:46 AM on Aug. 8, 2013

  • Mine used to eat flies till she got too old and slow to catch them. My first dog, a golden retriever, stuck her face in a pile of ants once and her muzzle got all swollen up from the bites, but she got a lot of bites all at once.
    Ballad

    Answer by Ballad at 12:56 AM on Aug. 8, 2013

  • Mine tries to eat them, but never catches them.
    gdiamante

    Answer by gdiamante at 2:15 AM on Aug. 8, 2013

  • Our 1 dog used to be an expert fly catcher. She'd always get them when they buzzed around the windows. As long as your dog doesn't try to eat a stinging insect, a little extra protein won't hurt :p
    mrsmom110

    Answer by mrsmom110 at 6:43 AM on Aug. 8, 2013

  • My puppy eats bumblebees silly dog never learns that each time she does she gets stung.
    liss05

    Answer by liss05 at 10:01 AM on Aug. 8, 2013

  • my Chihuahua/rat terrier does
    josiesmommy00

    Answer by josiesmommy00 at 11:03 AM on Aug. 8, 2013

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