March 25, 2010
Bread Trumps All
I’m dog sitting my brother’s dog while he’s on vacation in Cancun for Passover. This is a big deal because I don’t do dogs. I bought him this dog cause HE wanted it, and I guess that’s why I got stuck with babysitting privileges.
Here’s the catch with watching a dog on Passover, according to the Rabbis, I have to change her diet to non-leavened grub. Here’s a list of foods I CANNOT feed my animal for the next eight days:
Any dog food consisting of wheat, wheat starch, wheat gluten, barley, oats, oat fiber, pasta, rye, or brewer’s yeast is OUT.
Here’s a list of dog foods that I CAN serve little Layla:
Hunk of Beef, 100% buffalo, duck, pheasant, and venison.
If I have a fish, I can’t feed them the typical pyramid feeders or vacation blocks because they have Chametz.
Here’s what I can feed my fish:
Dried worms, brine shrimp, and tubular worms.
According to this, Passover is the one time of year where Trafe meat, insects, and shellfish are kosher- it’s just the bread that is OUT.
Huh, nice to know- that is if you’re a dog or a clown fish.