Can my dog eat watermelon?

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The answer is yes, with a couple of precautions.

Seeds could cause an intestinal blockage, so make sure you remove them.

It's also probably not a good idea to allow a dog to chew on the rind, because it can cause gastrointestinal upset.

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But is it safe for them to eat? The answer is yes, with a couple of precautions.

Seeds could cause an intestinal blockage, so make sure you remove them.

It's also probably not a good idea to allow a dog to chew on the rind, because it can cause gastrointestinal upset.

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You'll want to choose the seedless variety (it's fine if a Boxer dog eats the small little white seeds in watermelon) and don't give him a wedge of it still on the rind.

This is also extremely low in calories, so there's no need to worry about a Boxer dog getting overweight due to watermelon.

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The answer is yes, with a couple of precautions. Seeds could cause an intestinal blockage, so make sure you remove them. It's also probably not a good idea to allow a dog to chew on the rind, because it can cause gastrointestinal upset.
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Because rabbits cannot vomit and they can choke on watermelon pips, be careful to clean watermelon seeds before feeding your rabbit.

Yes, watermelon rinds are a great treat, too.

The rind of a watermelon contains increased amounts of citrulline amino acid than the red part does.

It has more fibers and less sugar.

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But is it safe for them to eat? The answer is yes, with a couple of precautions.

Seeds could cause an intestinal blockage, so make sure you remove them.

It's also probably not a good idea to allow a dog to chew on the rind, because it can cause gastrointestinal upset.

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Watermelon is a good fruit choice for people with diabetes, but many people mistakenly think that it is not.

The reason has to do with the difference between glycemic index and its glycemic load.

The Glycemic Index (GI) is a measure of the effects of carbohydrates on blood glucose levels.

Watermelon's GI is high, 72.

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But is it safe for them to eat? The answer is yes, with a couple of precautions.

Seeds could cause an intestinal blockage, so make sure you remove them.

It's also probably not a good idea to allow a dog to chew on the rind, because it can cause gastrointestinal upset.

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