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Is it Okay to feed your dog, Campbells Chicken Noodle Soup,

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Is it Okay to feed your dog, Campbell's Chicken Noodle Soup, spread over his normal dog dry doog food. I generally do this two times per day. Susan in Michigan
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Veterinary
Expert:  CriticalCareVet replied 5 years ago.
Welcome to JustAnswer! I am a licensed veterinarian and would be glad to help!

The ingredients may vary slightly depending on the specific form you are using - but they would include:

Chicken stock, enriched egg noodles (wheat flour, egg solids, niacin, ferrous sulfate, thiamine, mononitrate, riboflavin, folic acid), cooked chicken meat, water, contains less than 2% of the following ingredients: salt, chicken fat, cooked mechanically separated chicken, monosodium glutamate, cornstarch, onion powder, modified food starch, yeast extract, spice extract, soy protein isolate, sodium phosphates, beta carotene for color, chicken flavor (contains chicken stock, chicken powder, chicken fat), flavoring, dehydrated garlic.

While we often worry about ingredients such as onion and garlic - in these preparations, the amount is not enough to cause the more serious toxicity.

This is not toxic, and if tolerated (meaning not causing stomach upset, vomiting, or notably diarrhea) and he enjoys this - it is ok.

It should only really be for flavoring and not a major portion of the diet - but it is ok otherwise.
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