Can wolfs eat Dog food?

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Can wolfs eat Dog food?

Post by Harperman » Mon Mar 30, 2009 7:29 pm

Wolf's have a dog -like structure so can thay eat Dog-food?
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Re: Can wolfs eat Dog food?

Post by April » Mon Mar 30, 2009 7:59 pm

They can. And dogs can eat wolf food too.
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Re: Can wolfs eat Dog food?

Post by Blindseer » Mon Mar 30, 2009 8:15 pm

as far as I know, wolves can eat dog food, but it will make them sick. at least, thats all that I have heard on the subject.
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Re: Can wolfs eat Dog food?

Post by Harperman » Mon Mar 30, 2009 8:20 pm

It would be funny if you live in Wolf country, You put down and open bag of dog food turn your back for five minutes and come back to find it empty, You pick it up and say to your self "*Sigh* well, there goes 25 bucks"
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Re: Can wolfs eat Dog food?

Post by Blindseer » Mon Mar 30, 2009 8:25 pm

I doubt that wild wolves would actually do such a thing.
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Re: Can wolfs eat Dog food?

Post by Harperman » Tue Mar 31, 2009 9:17 am

Blindseer wrote:I doubt that wild wolves would actually do such a thing.
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Re: Can wolfs eat Dog food?

Post by April » Tue Mar 31, 2009 10:15 am

I think that they wouldn't really be intrested in the food. I guess they would eat it if there was nothing else.
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Re: Can wolfs eat Dog food?

Post by Blightwolf » Tue Mar 31, 2009 10:36 am

I don't know. I mean, a wolf can eat dog food - wolves can eat anything that dogs eat, and vice versa, but the question is whether the wolf would actually want to eat it when offered. And what kind of dog food, too. A curious or a hungry wolf probably would take a taste of the crunchy, dry snack-like dog food. But I doubt it's very appealing to wolves; they're used to eating raw flesh. You can feed raw flesh to your dog, too, which is also advised. It's healthier for your dog to eat raw flesh rather than some supermarket purchased doodle.
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Re: Can wolfs eat Dog food?

Post by OceanWolf » Tue Mar 31, 2009 11:37 pm

Yes wolves can eat dog food, but that doesn't mean they should. Wolves being bigger than dogs so they need a better diet, from my research, wolves will get sick on dog food, they need raw meat or something in that area.
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Re: Can wolfs eat Dog food?

Post by CLBaileyi » Thu Apr 23, 2009 7:44 am

Although wolves and dogs are basically the same "animal" (Canis lupus) and the dog is just a domesticated form of the wolf, there are alot of differences between the two in some physical properties.

One of these is their ability to digest food. And, although wolves can and often may eat dog food (scavenge from a house in a remote area, where someone has left food outside for their pet) it does not have the nutritional makeup to be healthy. Often they get quite loose stool and an upset stomach. The protein and other components of the diet are not of the right mixture.
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Re: Can wolfs eat Dog food?

Post by Sheka » Fri Apr 24, 2009 2:11 pm

Since wolves (canis lupus) and dogs (Canis lupus familiaris) are from the same family, wolves have a similar diet to domestic dogs, but they really shouldn't eat dog food. Wolves need a balanced diet of fresh meats. It's not suggested to feed a wolf dog food, neither is it suggested to feed a wolf in the first place. May I ask why do you want to know if wolves can eat dog food? I do hope it's just curiosity, Harperman.
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Re: Can wolfs eat Dog food?

Post by scar face » Thu Aug 12, 2010 1:40 pm

wolves can eat dog food but it will make them meaner and more dangerous and it will also make them have health problems and then it would make them very sick like Blindseer said so it would be very bad for them.
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Re: Can wolfs eat Dog food?

Post by Masika » Thu Aug 12, 2010 1:42 pm

scar face, please do not bump dead threads, this was made in 2009, alright? Thank you!

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