Can dogs eat Sunflower seeds?

can dogs eat sunflower seedsYes

Benefits

health-benefits
  • Sunflower seeds have anti-inflammatory and anticancer properties; they are also good for the heart.
  • Sunflower seeds are also high in antioxidants and copper.
  • They are loaded with vitamin E that helps keep a dog’s skin and coat healthy.

Risks

health-risks
  • Sunflower seeds are high in fat; excessive consumption may cause digestive issues in dogs.
  • The husks of the sunflower seeds are a potential choking hazard.
health-risks-dog

Servings

serving-suggestions
  • Remove the shells of the sunflower seeds before feeding the seeds to dogs.
  • Serve sunflower seeds to your dog in moderation as an occasional treat.

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