Can dogs eat coconut? Can dogs eat coconut oil

can dogs eat coconut

Yes, dogs can eat coconut and coconut oil.

In fact, coconut oil is very commonly used both orally and topically on dogs.

Coconut is non-toxic to dogs but it has medium-chain triglycerides which can cause weight gain and gastrointestinal upset.

Some signs of gastrointestinal upset in dogs include

  • stomach pain
  • bloating
  • vomiting
  • diarrhea
dog eating coconut