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Q.Is Winter Rye Safe For Dogs?

Zone 6A | ConnorWawa added on October 16, 2020 | Answered

My dog eats grass sometimes as it helps her digestion. I know Foxtail Barley is REALLY bad for dogs. I was wondering if it was the same deal for Winter Rye.

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Answered on October 16, 2020

Rye is, generally, regarded as non-toxic to dogs. The only caveat would be if the seed were coated in fertilizers or poisons. Otherwise, there is no reason to worry about this plant around dogs.

Here is an article that will help you to grow Winter Rye:


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