Will watermelon hurt my dog?

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Safe: Some Fresh Fruits.

Slices of apples, oranges, bananas, and watermelon make tasty treats for your dog.

Take out any seeds first.

Seeds, stems, and leaves can cause serious problems.

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Safe: Some Fresh Fruits.

Slices of apples, oranges, bananas, and watermelon make tasty treats for your dog.

Take out any seeds first.

Seeds, stems, and leaves can cause serious problems.

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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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The rind of watermelon is the harder part that is difficult to chew.

Even if your dog has eaten them it will cause intestinal blockage.

Larger dog may not be that sick as compared to small puppies.

Same is the case with watermelon seeds.

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Consuming watermelon rinds can also lead to intestinal blockage, especially for smaller dogs.

While watermelon is a healthy snack for dogs to enjoy, ingesting too much watermelon could make your dog sick.

Dogs can often become ill when given a new food.

Start with one or two small pieces and see how your dog reacts.

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Tums, conservatively dosed, will not harm your dog.

Such stomach problems typically resolve themselves.

Tums may not be needed.

And while antacids work on animals, they aren't to be used as a calcium supplement.

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Long-term use of most NSAIDs made for humans (like Tylenol, Aspirin and Advil) comes with side effects, and is not recommended by veterinarians.

These drugs can irritate the stomach and intestinal lining causing ulcers and inflammation.

Sadly, Aspirin is the most common poison for dogs.

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