Can Dogs Eat Eggs Safely?

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Are you thinking of giving your dog some egg treats but wondering if it’s safe? 

Let’s find out, shall we?

Can Dogs Eat Eggs?

Yes. Dogs can safely consume eggs. It’s packed with proteins. Eggs are an excellent source of nourishment for your furry friends.

How do you cook eggs for dogs?

You can hard boil or make scrambled eggs plain without butter, oil, salt, spices, seasoning, or any other additives which can harm your dog.

Can dogs eat eggshells?

Yes. Eggshells contain several necessary minerals, including calcium which is beneficial to your dog. 

How many eggs can a dog eat in a day?

Generally, dogs should eat only one egg per day as more can risk your dog becoming overweight. 

At what age can puppies eat eggs?

From 4 weeks of age, puppies can safely eat eggs. 

Can dogs eat egg yolk?

Yes. Egg yolks are excellent sources of fatty acids and vitamins. 

Does egg yolk make a dog’s coat better?

Yes.  Egg yolk contains essential fats (omega-three fats) and vitamin B7 (biotin), improving a dog’s coat texture and shine. 

Can I give my dog scrambled eggs?

Yes. You can serve plain scrambled eggs cooked without any oil, butter, salt, or any seasoning to your dog in moderation.

Can I add an egg to my dog’s food?

Yes, there is no harm in adding an egg to your dog’s food as it’s a good way of supplementing their diet.

Do dogs eat hard-boiled eggs?

Yes, dogs can eat hard-boiled eggs. 


Eggs can serve as a healthy treat for your dog. However, talk to your vet before introducing them to your pup.

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Michael Brady

Michael is an animal-lover who specializes in marketing. He started running Dog Food Care with his mother, Sarah, after leaving his office job. Michael gained enough flexibility in his schedule to be able to adopt a dog of his own and welcomed Emmie the dachshund into his home in 2020.