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Is it OK for dogs to eat watermelon? The answer is yes, with a couple of precautions. First, seeds could cause an intestinal blockage, so make sure you remove them. It’s also a good idea to remove the rind because it can cause gastrointestinal upset.
How much watermelon can a dog eat? Just like most safe human foods to share with a dog, watermelon should be given sparingly as it contains seeds that can cause a blockage and a rind that may result in gastrointestinal upset such as diarrhea. Just one cup of diced, seedless watermelon can benefit your dog, and: Maintain immune system health.
Can watermelon cause diarrhea in dogs? Too much of any one treat—including watermelon—can cause upset stomach, constipation, diarrhea, or even obesity and diabetes longterm. Remember to keep treats like watermelon down to 10% or less of your dog’s diet.
Why does my dog love watermelon so much? Dogs eat watermelon because they like the texture and the hydration, but this juicy fruit also adds additional vitamins and minerals into their diet. The most important thing to note is that they can digest (and even benefit from) the red and light green fruit contained inside the watermelon rind.