Can dogs have Coconut milk?

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Benefits

health-benefits
  • Coconut milk is high in manganese which helps in calcium absorption, blood sugar regulation, and fat and carbohydrate metabolism. It's also essential for proper brain and nerve functions in dogs.
  • Coconut milk has antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties.

Risks

health-risks
  • Coconut milk has high oil content, which is mostly saturated fat. Excessive consumption can cause loose stools or diarrhea in dogs.
  • Some coconut milk brands contain ingredients and additives that may be unhealthy or even harmful to dogs. Therefore, it is always important to check the ingredient list before giving it to a dog.
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Servings

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  • Give 1-5 tbsp of coconut milk to a dog occasionally, depending on its size.
  • Avoid giving coconut milk to dogs with pancreas issues.

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