Can dogs have Red raspberry seed oil?

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Although red raspberry seed oil is not toxic to dogs and has no known side effects, it’s typically not used as a supplement. The red raspberry seed oil contains antioxidants and vitamins that support coat and skin health. It can be applied to the skin or added to dog shampoo.


  • When applied on the skin, red raspberry seed oil can potentially help treat various skin conditions in dogs, including dry, flaky skin, dermatitis, and eczema.
  • Red raspberry seed oil is rich in essential fatty acids, which may help to moisturize and nourish the skin. It also contains ellagic acid, which has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties that may help to reduce skin redness and irritation.
  • The oil helps absorb UVB and UVC sun rays, providing some UV protection.


  • Although red raspberry seed oil is not considered toxic to dogs, it's not typically used as an oral supplement.
  • Red raspberry seed oil can only provide some UV protection. It does not totally protect dogs' skin from sun damage.


  • It is generally recommended to dilute red raspberry seed oil before applying it to the skin. Dilute the oil with a carrier oil, such as almond oil or coconut oil, at a ratio of 1:10. This means that for every 1 part red raspberry seed oil, you should mix in 10 parts carrier oil.
  • Test a small patch of skin before applying the oil to a larger area to ensure that your dog does not have an allergic reaction. If you notice any adverse reactions or worsening of your dog's skin condition after using the oil, discontinue use and consult with a vet.
  • Gently massage the diluted red raspberry seed oil into your dog's skin, taking care to avoid the eyes and ears.
  • Alternatively, red raspberry seed oil can be added to dog shampoo.

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