Can dogs eat Vanilla?

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Can dogs eat vanilla? No. Vanilla bean and the pod itself are edible to dogs, but vanilla extract is dangerous for them. It contains high levels of alcohol, which can cause poisoning. Vanilla extract may cause mild to severe side effects even in small amounts.


  • Vanilla bean or vanilla pod itself is not toxic to dogs; however, vanilla extract is toxic to dogs because of its alcohol content. Pure vanilla extract contains about 35% alcohol and is not suitable for dogs.

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