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What happens if a dog eats watermelon? Like any treat, watermelon should be given to your dog in moderation. If your dog eats too much watermelon, it can cause diarrhea, constipation, or an upset stomach. It can even contribute to obesity and diabetes in the long term if eaten too often and at high volumes, according to Trupanion.
How much watermelon is safe for dogs? Just one cup of diced, seedless watermelon can benefit your dog, and: Maintain immune system health.
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.
What fruits are bad for dogs?
- Avocado. This fruit contains persin, a toxin that makes dogs throw up and have diarrhea.
- Cherries. Cherry pits contain cyanide.
- Grapes. Grapes can cause sudden kidney failure in dogs.
- Tomatoes. The green parts of the tomato plant have solanine, which is toxic to dogs.