Can Dogs Eat Avocados? It is ideal to serve your dogs with avocado in plain form. The fruit is not toxic but skin and leaves are toxic to dogs. The avocado seed is normally big in size and can get stuck in your dog’s intestinal tract or stomach, and oesophagus.
Moreover, Avocado bark, seeds, fruit, and leaves contain a chemical known as ‘persin’ and this can cause indigestion problems or stomach upset problems. It is better to remove the seed or restrict the intake of avocados.
Benefits of avocados in dog food products:
- Generally, avocados are rich in nutrients, crude fiber, and vitamin A, C, E and B6.
- It is a supernatural food and also it is rich in folate, niacin, potassium and fatty acids good for skin and coat health so to avoid side effects of dog food products avocado is used as a main ingredient in avoderm.
- Because dog foods can cause hair loss, dullness, thinning coats, matted hair, thickened skin and dry skin.
- To avoid these issues avocado is used in most of the dog food products. And it is good for dog’s circulatory systems, nervous and eyesight.
Risks in feeding avocados to dogs
- High dosage of persin can cause,
- Stomach pain
What to do if my dog eats avocado?
The pits of avocado are full of persin, even they are choking hazard. If you suspect that your dog has eaten an avocado pit, then call your vet immediately.
Feeding small part of avocado fruit will not cause any health issues but observe it closely if you see any abnormal reaction then it’s better to call your vet.
A high-quality dog food AvoDerm, which includes avocado as the main ingredient and it will be the best choice for your dogs to enjoy the health benefits of avocado without any danger.