Eggs are nutritious for your puppy or dog in small quantities. You can add eggs to your dog’s meal in moderation to add nutrients such as, eggs are rich sources of selenium, vitamin D, B6, B12 and minerals such as zinc, iron and copper. We recommend fully cooking the eggs before serving them to your dog as you can run many risks which we explain below. Also, make sure to use the entire egg when cooking as just the white can cause a biotin deficiency.
Raw eggs have risks and why we highly suggest you don’t feed your dog raw eggs.
The biggest concern is Salmonella poisoning which is extremely dangerous for your dog. It’s also risky for you to handle raw eggs and feed it to your dog, therefore, we recommend not feeding your dog or puppy raw eggs to avoid this risk.
Another risk of feeding your dog raw eggs is by feeding them raw eggs it can create a nutrient deficiency and cause the risk of diarrhea and vomiting. Raw eggs can cause a disruption in your dogs intestinal track, leaving them ill.