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Angus is crazy about apples. Anytime I peel one he's right there, wagging & staring (ok, he does this no matter what I'm preparing, but especially with apples.) Is it ok for him to eat an apple core? I dropped one today & he grabbed it & took off. I can't imagine it would hurt him. Thoughts?
 

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I wouldn't make a habit of it, since apple seeds contain arsenic. That being said, we used to have an old apple tree in the back yard, and J&A would steal apples all the time, cores and all.
 

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CoCo loves apples too, and we have a pear tree in the back yard that she will eat the fallen fruit from in the fall.... I seem to recall seeing pics from one of the breeders here who would give her dogs a whole apple as a treat?
 

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Jax's breeder said "Give him an apple - core, seeds and all". She was right - he LOVES Apples - but I do cut them up for him without the core and seeds. Definitely his favorite treat and has given him the nickname "Apple Jax".
 

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As long as they swallow rather than chew the seeds, they should be OK. Something like a peach pit is a different story, but apple seeds are pretty harmless (as long as you don't chew them). I think you'd have to chew quite a few to be poisoned, anyway.
 
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