Q: Dogs Eating Acorns
My two little dogs - a Jack Russell and a Dachshund/Bull Dog mix - eat acorns. Is this going to make them sick? I have a lot of water oaks in my yard, so naturally I have tons of acorns this time of year. At first I thought they were just playing with them. They would pick them up with their teeth and toss them, chase them as the acorns rolled way, then pick them up again. But after watching them very closely, they are cracking the acorn open after they are done playing with it, spitting out the shell and eating the inner nut. I haven't noticed any change in either of the dogs appetites or bowel habits. They are both as energetic as ever. Both are around three years old. They and my other dogs are fed good quality dog food and are given meat treats and rawhide chews. I'd appreciate any advice.
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