Tomatoes are delicious vegetables, it contains abundant vitamin C, it can also effectively cure oral ulcer. But are tomatoes good for dogs?
1.Dog’s digestive system is totally different from human’s, and the digestive enzymes are also different from dog to human. Therefore dogs have their own food such as dog food and canned food. Nutritious human food may be dangerous to dogs.
2.Dogs can eat tomatoes, but the amount should be controlled. Although tomatoes are not poisonous to dogs, and they are relative safe food to dogs, they are not necessary food for dogs growth. It’s not necessary to eat too many tomatoes.
3.Tomatoes are rich in alkaloids and atropine. Eating too many tomatoes may lead to drooling, sleepiness and dyspnea for dogs. In severe cases it may lead to abdominal pain, vomiting and diarrhea. These are obvious poisoning phenomena.
4.In conclusion, dogs can eat tomatoes but should not eat too many.
Can dogs eat tomato sauce?
Tomato sauce is too salty for dogs, it’s not good for dogs to eat it. You can add some cooked and sliced vegetables in dogs’ meal.
Can dogs eat tomato ketchup?
It’s not appropriate for dogs to eat tomato ketchup. Tomato contains atropine, which can be found in tomato leaves and stems. Atropine can cause serious health problems for dogs, such as dilated pupil, arrhythmia and tremor.