Can dogs eat coconut?
Coconut oil is regarded as one of the healthiest oils you could give your dog but coconut on its own should be fed in moderation and can cause stomach upset in some dogs. If you are going to give coconut to your dog opt for fresh young coconut meat. The shell of a coconut can cause intestinal obstruction and should be avoided.
Packed full of antioxidants and vitamins this nut is rich in protein but does include medium-chain triglycerides which can cause stomach upset in more sensitive pups.
Coconut oil is safe for doggy consumption and is great for your dog’s digestion, coat and skin while also having a lot of antibacterial, antifungal and antiviral properties. Many of the Pure Pet Food recipes include coconut oil for these very reasons.
For more nuts dogs can/can't eat read our full article.