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candy canes and animals

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by llrumsey, Dec 15, 2011.

  1. llrumsey

    llrumsey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have some peppermint candy canes from last year and neither my companion or myself are eatting sweets this year.

    I have burros, goats and a llama, is it ok to feed them the candy canes? Will the peppermint makes them sick?

    thanks
     
  2. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    Quote:I've given my dogs peppermint candy before... they lived.. [​IMG]
     
  3. RHRanch

    RHRanch Chillin' With My Peeps

    My dog takes peppermint candy, drops it on the ground and rubs her body on it. [​IMG]
     
  4. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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  5. NellaBean

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    I'm sure it'd be fine for all. I buy my horse her own candy canes every year. She *LOVES* them.
     
  6. Chickerdoodle13

    Chickerdoodle13 The truth is out there...

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    Horses usually like candy like that, so I'm sure it should be fine in small amounts! Really, it's nothing more than sugar and peppermint flavoring!
     
  7. clairabean

    clairabean Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:That is true. Mostly sugar
     
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  8. LegginMF12

    LegginMF12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My horse loves them!
     
  9. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    Quote:Awwww.. You softie.. [​IMG]
     
  10. ChickenWisperer

    ChickenWisperer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It'd be fine in small amounts.

    A mare named Fay at the rescue center I volunteer at (REF) just loves the peppermints. My boy Aiden? He thinks he REALLY wants them. Then after he takes three chews, he'll shake his head, make funny faces, and sling peppermint shards everywhere - including all over me. [​IMG] Oh well, I still love my "baby".
     
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