No, dogs should not consume Italian dressing. It contains ingredients like onions, garlic, and sometimes even xylitol, all of which are harmful to dogs. These components can cause digestive issues and, in some cases, even poisoning.
- Onions and garlic can be toxic to dogs, leading to anemia and other health issues.
- Xylitol, if present, is extremely toxic and can cause a severe drop in blood sugar and liver failure.
- High fat content in dressings can lead to pancreatitis in dogs.
- No safe serving size for Italian dressing for dogs.
- It’s best to avoid giving it to them altogether.
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