Can Dogs Consume Olives?

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Some "human food" treats are safe for dogs, but many aren't. So what about olives? Are they safe to feed to dogs?

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Some foods in your fridge or pantry aren't poisonous to your dog, but you shouldn't give them at random. Olives are an example.

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The top veterinarian of Petco, Whitney Miller, DVM, MBA, DACVPM, advises that if your dog eats a simple, unsalted, and pitted olive, they will likely be alright.

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Even though olives are rich in vitamins, minerals, fatty acids, and antioxidants, you shouldn't feed them to your dog on a daily basis.

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Although olives can be a delightful and healthful snack, there are a number of hazards associated with them that make them best avoided.

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Pits can harm teeth and induce choking. Olives filled with cheese and preserved in olive oil can upset your dog's tummy.

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Onions and garlic, both of which are harmful to dogs, are sometimes used as stuffing of olives.

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