Can dogs eat Bacon?

can dogs eat baconCaution


  • Excessive consumption of high sodium and fatty foods like bacon can cause obesity, pancreatitis, bloat, and heart disease in dogs.
  • Processed meats such as bacon contain carcinogens known to cause cancer.
  • Feeding bacon to your dog in its raw form is not recommended. Even though dogs love raw pork, it puts dogs at risk of parasitic infection and trichinosis.


  • Feed your dog bacon as occasional dog treats and in small amounts. Adding bacon as a regular part of dog food is not recommended.
  • Choose low-salt, uncured bacon. Cook the bacon by grilling or baking. Drain the bacon grease before serving.

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