Can dogs have Coconut water?

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Benefits

health-benefits
  • Coconut water contains electrolytes that can keep dogs hydrated.
  • Coconut water has potassium, vitamin C, and calcium for an added energy boost for dogs.

Risks

health-risks
  • Coconut water is high in carbohydrates. Some coconut water has added sugar which is unhealthy for dogs. Excessive consumption can lead to digestive upset and obesity.
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Servings

serving-suggestions
  • Natural coconut water can be given to dogs occasionally. Avoid giving sweetened coconut water with additives.
  • Freeze coconut water in ice cubs as treats on hot summer days.

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