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My dog ate a lubber grasshopper about 30 minutes ago! Are they toxic to dogs? HELP!

HELP! My dog ate a Lubber Grasshopper about 30 minutes ago! Are they toxic to dogs? He seems ok, but I am worried about him!

I really doubt it...
I have had cats AND dogs eat the grasshoppers and have never had them have any reaction other than gagging on the legs. They do have a chemical that makes them distasteful, but other than that they should be fine.

Hey, they're high in protein! Basset hounds need to watch their weight!

Insect eating
If I recall correctly the "Eat a Bug Cookbook" has a recipe for lubber grasshoppers among other things. So, if humans can eat them, why not dogs?

Not to be contrary, but . . .
Humans can eat chocolate and dogs can't.

Sorry, I don't know anything about the safety of grasshoppers for dogs.

Im not
Im not a big fan of chocolate and I have a friend who never eats it :D

If it's toxic.....
it will usually come back up. At least that's what my dog does and she's a tough mutt. Just leave the dog outside for awhile and keep an eye on it.

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