Can Dogs Eat Garam Masala?

Garam masala is not safe for dogs Garam masala should not be given to your dog. While it may not cause issues in small amounts, several of the spices contained in garam masala can be harmful in larger amounts. Garam Masala often contains a combination of fennel, pepper, cloves, cinnamon, mace, cardamom, curry leaf, cumin, and coriander. A few of the ingredients that are found in garam masala may cause issues. Pepper can irritate the gastrointestinal tract. Cloves are toxic to cats and may also be harmful to dogs…

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Can Dogs Eat Vanilla?

Vanilla is safe for dogs Vanilla itself is not toxic to dogs. If you get vanilla straight from the pod, it is safe for your dog. Vanilla extract is dangerous because it has a high alcohol content (35%). Both pure and many imitation vanilla extracts contain alcohol. Alcohol is rapidly absorbed in a dog’s stomach and is toxic. If your dog is eating vanilla flavored foods, such as ice cream, yogurt, and cake, the vanilla will not cause problems but other ingredients in the food may.

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Can Dogs Eat Poppy Seeds?

Poppy seeds are safe for dogs Poppy seeds are not toxic to dogs. Poppy seeds can contain low levels of opium which can lead to sedation if very large amounts are eaten. This is not a concern if your dog manages to eat a bit of a poppy seed muffin or bagel. Other parts of the poppy plant also contain small amounts of opium so it’s best to avoid the plant if it’s growing nearby. Eating large amounts of poppy can lead to sedation, constipation, pinpoint pupils, and slowed…

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Can Dogs Eat Cayenne?

Cayenne is safe for dogs Fresh and powdered cayenne pepper is not toxic to dogs. It can however, cause irritation to a dog’s eyes or paws and irritate mucous membranes. This can be painful if your dog accidentally inhales some cayenne powder and it is why cayenne is sometimes used as a dog repellent. Depending on the amount eaten, cayenne can also cause gastrointestinal irritation.

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