Can my dog eat Kurrat?

By Tom •  Updated: 11/04/19 •  1 min read
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Can my dog eat Kurrat? Not safe for dogs to eat

 

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Kurrat, also known as Egyptian leek, is part of the Allium family and is related to onions. Egyptian leek is a popular veggie that’s native to Egypt. It’s also used in countries around the Mediterranean. The flowers, root and leaves of this plant are edible and can be used in various recipes. This veggie is packed with nutrition and includes folate, niacin, Vitamins A, C, E & K, along with a good dose of fiber.

Can my dog eat kurrat? No, this veggie is related to onions and other plants of the Allium family. These plants contain compounds that are toxic to dogs. Can my puppy eat kurrat? No. What would happy if my dog ate kurrat? The compounds found in kurrat could cause anemia in your dog and could also lead to leek poisoning. Leek poisoning can cause stomach and intestinal inflammation (gastroenteritis). Call your vet as soon as possible if your fur baby has eaten kurrat.

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Tom has always loved to write since he was little - he wanted to be either a writer or a veterinary doctor, but he ended up being a professional writer while most of his works are based on animals. He was born in San Francisco but later moved to Texas to continue his job as a writer. He graduated from the University of San Francisco where he studied biotechnology. He is happily married and a soon to be father!

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