Dog & Eggs, Is it Safe?

Are Eggs Safe for Dogs?

One of the most asked questions I have pet owners ask me is “Can dogs eat Eggs, is it safe?”

As we know, there are many myths and rumours surrounding the said topic.

So let’s today deep dive into this and understand about Eggs and is it good or bad for your dog.

Let’s sum up the verdict before we go in-depth

Can dogs eat cooked eggs?

Yes. Eggs in moderation is good for dogs.

They are rich in protein, in addition it provides great source of Vitamin A which does wonders for the dog’s skin and coat.

Can dogs eat raw eggs?

No. Dogs should never eat raw or undercooked eggs.

Raw or undercooked eggs may contain traces of Salmonella. While it may seem harmless for some animals, it can cause dogs to suffer from diarrhoea that may contain blood or mucus.

Dog Eating Raw Egg
Dog Eating Raw Egg

Benefits Vs Risks


  • Fatty Acids
  • Folate
  • Iron
  • Protein
  • Riboflavin
  • Selenium
  • Vitamin A


  • Raw/Uncooked can cause
    • Biotin deficiency
  •  Only feed Organic or free-range eggs
    • Prevents Salmonella risk
  •  Feed in moderation only

How about the eggs shells?

Yes, it is perfectly safe since the shell is very nutritious for a dog.

It’s perfect for dogs who are having trouble eating bones or owners who don’t feed dogs bones due to fear of splinters.

However, Fayie would not recommend eating shells due to eggs shells are usually sprayed with chemicals for cosmetic value & for pests.


Eggs are a great such of nutrition for your dog and the health benefits and advantages of eggs are obvious when feeding in moderation.

Along with a balance diet, dogs will have no issues in taking advantage of the benefits nutritional value without any major risks attached.

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