Dog Food (Canine Diet and Nutrition)/the shell

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How much eggshell should I give my dog?  I boil the shell, and grind it to a fine powder.  My dog is a six lb. Yorkie female.

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Hi

Are you cooking a home-made diet for your dog?  If so, i suggest you use about 1/2 tsp of powder per 1 c of food.  
If you are serving a commercial diet it is likely not necessary to add calcium; read the label to be sure you are not over-doing it.

Good luck.

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Karla Haas

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Welcomes questions regarding cooking for dogs, and may be able to provide information regarding pet food quality and ingredients. Not qualified to answer medical questions.

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Founder, Rudy Green Inc., manufacturer of a frozen, all natural "people food for dogs". I have been an animal rescue worker for over 20 years and have extensive knowledge of pet food and nutrition.

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Bachelors degree in Social Sciences. 20+ years of active volunteerism within Animal Welfare organizations. Over 6 years of studies and hands on research in pet nutrition.

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Retail customers include Whole Foods Market, Kroger, Amazon and independent pet supply and grocery stores

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