Dog Facts

Do dogs eat almonds?


Well, not really. Almond is not good for dogs.

Almond is not toxic to dogs, but it can pose potential health problems for dogs and should be avoided.

Dogs don’t chew their food, like humans do, so if they swallow the almond whole, it could lead to potential life threatening problems.

Almonds are high in fats and can cause a flair up of pancreatitis in some dogs; some signs are vomiting, diarrhoea, loss of appetite and lethargy. Pancreatitis can lead to simple indigestion or become severe and turn into a fatal disorder.

Almonds are often heavily salted and this intake of salt can cause increased water retention in dogs, which is dangerous in dogs with heart disease.