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  • Is it harmful for my dog to eat acorns

    Question:
    Is it harmful for my dog to eat acorns that are falling from our tree?

    Answer:
    Acorns are not toxic and should not cause any lasting harm. However, they do contain tannins so they can cause stomach upset and diarrhea in some pets. I recommend trying to keep you dog from eating them if at all possible to avoid this. \

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