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Can dogs eat raw pumpkin seeds with shells? A note to dog owners: pumpkins seeds should never be fed to dogs raw, same as dogs can’t eat raw pumpkin itself, and you must always peel the seeds. Pumpkin seeds may have more health benefits for dogs than feeding plain pumpkin.
How much pumpkin seeds can you give a dog? How Much to Give Your Dog. For every ten pounds of body weight, give your dog 1/4 teaspoon of pumpkin seeds per day. The seeds can be served whole, ground, or added to treats.
What happens if a dog eats pumpkin seeds? There’s nothing toxic in pumpkin seeds, although they aren’t necessarily the most gut-friendly food in high quantities. Schmid says they’re OK for dogs to eat, but moderation is key. “I suspect they don’t break down easily in the digestive system and may cause upset or discomfort,” she says.
Can I feed my dog raw pumpkin seeds? The answer is yes! Both cooked and raw pumpkin seeds are actually beneficial to your dog in small amounts. They are best served ground or pureed, raw, and unsalted to aid in your pooch’s digestion. Roasted pumpkin seeds are also great and will last longer, so make sure to give your dog only fresh seeds if they are raw.