Can Dogs Eat Watermelon?

Watermelon is over 90% water, so it helps dogs stay hydrated on hot days much like it does humans.

Hydration Hero

Watermelon contains immune-boosting vitamins A, B6, and C. It's also packed with potassium and the antioxidant 

 Nutrition Perks  

With just 30 calories per cup, watermelon makes a guilt-free hydrating treat for pups on weight management plans


While small amounts of seeds won't harm dogs, larger quantities can cause intestinal blockage. Remove seeds first when possible. 

Caution With Seeds

Most dogs digest watermelon easily since it's low in fiber. But stop feeding if you notice diarrhea or upset stomach.

 Easy Digestibility   

Offer fresh watermelon in bite-sized pieces to avoid choking hazard. For amount, give 1 oz per 10 lbs body weight once a day.  

Serving Tips & Sizes 

Choose ripe, red watermelons heavy for their size. Avoid white/yellow spots or bruising. Refrigerate cut melon tightly wrapped.  

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