Can a diabetic dog eat corn?

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It's not unsafe or terrible if you feed your dog corn, a small amount won't harm him; just make sure that you do so in moderation.

Corn is one of the most popular cereal grains in the world and may contain a good amount of several vitamins and minerals, depending on the type of Corn.

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Most diabetic dogs do well with moderate to slightly increased amounts of dietary fiber, which is the indigestible portion of plant foods.

High-glycemic foods like white rice, corn syrup and other simple, refined carbohydrates cause a rapid rise in blood glucose levels.

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Cornbread in moderation is unlikely to harm your dog, although some pets have wheat allergies or sensitivities to grains. However, cornbread often has added sugar, and has minimal nutritional value for dogs. It should not form a staple of your dog's diet, but as an occasional snack it poses few health risks.
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As a whole grain, corn is not easily digestible.

That's because unless the kernel is first refined into a meal or a flour and then cooked, corn would be very difficult for a dog to digest.

As a matter of fact, corn (and other grains) are only digestible to the extent to which they're processed.

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Corn is safe for your dog to eat including Corn kernels.

However, be sure to monitor small dogs as they may choke on a kernel.

Do not let your dog eat the kernels off a Corn cob.

If part of the cob is eaten, your dog is at risk for an intestinal obstruction leading to digestive issues.

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No matter how lovingly your dog looks at you while you're enjoying a piece of corn on the cob, do not share it with him.

There is a risk that he will choke on it, and if he ingests the cob it can cause a serious intestinal blockage.

It is not a food you should have your dog gnawing on.

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Maybe. Corn is safe for your dog to eat including Corn kernels.

However, be sure to monitor small dogs as they may choke on a kernel.

Do not let your dog eat the kernels off a Corn cob.

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If the cob is the dangerous part, can dogs eat corn from a can? The answer is yes, dogs can eat sweet corn.

But they really don't need to.

This incredibly starchy food is difficult to digest and often passes straight through the gut completely intact.

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