Can dogs eat Watermelon rind?

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Overview

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No. Although watermelon rind is not toxic to dogs, it’s hard for dogs to digest, and it can cause many issues such as stomach upset and intestinal obstruction and can rupture a dog's gut.

Risks

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  • Watermelon rind is the hard outer part of the watermelon. It's tough and fibrous, making it difficult for dogs to digest. When swallowed, it can lead to indigestion and stomach pains.
  • Watermelon rind is a choking hazard. When ingested, it can cause intestinal obstruction and rupture the gut in dogs.
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