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Can Dogs Eat Watermelon?

Q: Can Dogs Eat Watermelon?

The answer to this question is searched for by people like you thousands of times a month. It’s true! That’s why I created this page. My goal for this page is for it to be the number one google hit. You can help by liking/tweeting the article. Sometimes it’s because your dog ate watermelon. That why I searched the first time. My dog ate watermelon, she was fine.

Before I get into all the details I’ll answer the question “Can dogs eat watermelon?” – YES. However, do not feed your dog the seeds of any fruit, ever! You can either pick out the seeds or buy seedless (who buys watermelon with seeds in it these days anyway?).

Is watermelon good for dogs? Yes! Fruit can be a healthy treat for your dog and makes a great alternative to milk bones and table scraps. If you find your dog staring at you with those deep brown eyes it’s ok to give in when it comes to fruit.

Here are some watermelon dogs for you:

Is watermelon bad for dogs? Only the seeds are bad for dogs. Take note however! A dog can and will however eat TOO MUCH and get a sore stomach or diarrhea id you don’t portion control for them.

Top 4 Healthy dog treats

(1) Watermelon
(2) Bananas
(3) Apples
(4) Carrots

So YES! Dogs eat watermelon. Everything is fine. You can relax. If your dog ate watermelon with seeds in it don’t panic! It would take quite a few seeds to kill your dog. A large dog can eat many more seeds with no ill effects. If your dog ate watermelon and the seeds were in it’s best to call a vet. Small dogs can actually get sick from 5-10 seeds so don’t take a chance.

While we’re on the subject — Dogs can NOT eat grapes (unless they are seedless) and they can NEVER eat raisins. They also shouldn’t eat avocado or onions.

Your dog can not eat watermelon instead of his or her food. Don’t try to replace a dogs food with human food or anything other than dog food unless you know what you’re doing.

A:Yes! This is a safe food for dogs to eat. Keep in mind though that the seeds of most fruits contain cyanide which is poisonous to dogs as well as humans.


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One Response to “Can Dogs Eat Watermelon?”

  1. I just found out dogs can’t eat watermelon because the seeds can hurt them. There are actually a bunch of things I learned today about what dogs can and cant eat.

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