Ever wondered if dogs can eat olives?

Ever wondered if dogs can eat olives? Olives themselves are not toxic to dogs. There are some risks that you should know about before sharing this exotic treat with your doggo.
Dogs can eat olives in moderation and plain, unsalted olives can be a healthy snack for your furry friend. Olives are full of healthy fats and proteins, though too many my be fattening as olives have a high kilojoule count. An olive now and then won’t hurt.
An imortant point ot remember is the pits pose some hazards. Olive pits may cause obstructions or choking in dogs. The pits also have the ability to crack teeth.
So plain, pitted olives ate best and rarely cause problems for dogs. However, watch out for the more common salted / briny olives, they are loaded with sodium, and too much is definitely not good for dogs.
It probably goes without saying, but you should never feed your canine companion ones that have been soaked in alcohol of any kind, as alcohol is toxic to dogs. (Like olives from a martini etc.)
Though olives are not especially harmful to dogs, they’re not the best choice for a canine snack, but some in moderation will not hurt. At your pet’s next checkup, ask your vet about the best healthy treats for their snacks.

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