Avocado is with high nutritional value. It contains a variety of vitamins, fatty acids and proteins. It is also rich in sodium, potassium, magnesium and calcium, the nutritional value is equal to butter, and it is also called “forest butter”.
Avocado pulp contains glyceric acid. Dogs and cats can’t metabolize glyceric acid. Dogs eating avocado can cause gastrointestinal discomfort, vomiting and diarrhea, dyspnea, pericardial and thoracic cavity hydrops and even death. Therefore dogs cannot eat avocado.
Can dogs eat avocado oil?
Although avocado is toxic to dogs, the extract of avocado is harmless to them. The calcium in avocado oil can improve the brightness of dog’s hair and fur.
Can dogs eat avocado seed or pit?
Avocado seed or pit is toxic to dogs, dogs cannot eat avocado seed or pit. Eating avocado seed or pit can cause gastrointestinal discomfort, vomitting and diarrhea to dogs. It’s dangerous to feed dogs with avocado seed or pit, it contains a cardiovascular toxin called persin, which can poison dogs.