Can dogs eat Hemp seeds?

can dogs have hemp seedsYes

Benefits

health-benefits
  • Hemp seeds have omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids, which help keep a dog's skin and coat healthy. These fatty acids also promote hip and joint health and help with cardiovascular function, immune system response, and cellular health.
  • Hemp seeds contain vitamin E and healthy minerals.
  • Hemp seeds are also great for dogs with allergies, mobility troubles, digestive issues, or skin problems. They are also great for weight management.

Risks

health-risks
  • Hemp seeds are safe for dogs as long as they are consumed according to the recommended amount.
  • Hemp seeds can have a negative effect when combined with anticoagulant drugs.
  • Ingesting large amounts of hemp seeds can cause an upset stomach, vomiting, and diarrhea in dogs.
health-risks-dog

Servings

serving-suggestions
  • Serve 1/2 - 1 teaspoon of hemp seeds daily, depending on the size of your dog.

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