Can eating egg shells hurt a dog? Eggshells are safe for most dogs to eat in small amounts, but they are rich in calcium. So, too many in your dog’s diet can cause nutritional imbalances. Plus, broken pieces of eggshell can be sharp and scratch your dog’s throat, even when small. And, some dogs may be allergic to egg shells or the eggs within.
Are crushed up eggshells good for dogs? Eggshells can be an excellent source of calcium and protein for your dog, which will support strong bones and healthy teeth. Evidence suggests eggs shells may provide a better source of calcium than a bought calcium supplement. They may also improve joint, muscle and heart health, and support the immune system.
How much eggshell can I feed my dog? ⅛ teaspoon powdered eggshell per 10-lbs of body weight, assuming they are not getting calcium from any other sources.
How many eggshells can a dog eat? You can feed your dog ¾ teaspoon of the powdered eggshells per one cup of dog food.