Can dogs have Neem oil?

can dogs have neem oilNo



No. Neem oil contains natural pesticides that can be harmful to dogs when ingested, especially in large amounts. Inhaling neem oil can cause respiratory distress in dogs. Applying neem oil on dogs’ skin can cause irritation.


  • Neem oil is toxic to dogs when ingested because it contains azadirachtin, a natural insecticide. When ingested, neem oil can cause vomiting, diarrhea, and seizures in dogs. It can also be fatal if consumed in large quantities. Highly concentrated neem oil should never be used on dogs or around them, as even small amounts can be harmful.
  • If inhaled, neem oil can cause respiratory problems. Dogs may have difficulty breathing.
  • Neem oil can cause eye and skin irritation in dogs.
  • Symptoms of neem oil toxicity include diarrhea, vomiting, weakness, respiratory distress, lethargy, and convulsions.

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