Are Tomatoes Bad for dogs?
this year we grew a tomato garden and for some reason sunny loves them. he will not eat rotten or green tomatoes but when they turn red he just grabs it off the plant. I read online that stems and leaves are bad and a green tomato is not that good but is a ripe tomato OK? He eats a ton of them and seems to really enjoy it. Should I keep him away from the tomatoes or do you think it would be OK?
thanks for any advice.
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It is true that green tomatoes are toxic for dogs along with the stems and leaves. But ripe tomatoes are fine for dogs.
Jazzy answered on 10/16/10. Helpful? / 0
Stick with the red and ripe tomatoes! They are very healthy for dogs just like they are for us! Just remember moderation with anything is key. :)
Maverick answered on 10/16/10. Helpful? / 0
My dogs love tomatoes! Tomatoes are healthy for dogs and it won't hurt them if they eat tomatoes.
Howard answered on 10/16/10. Helpful? / 0
My Lab loves cherry tomatoes from the garden too! So did our previous Lab. She also likes snow peas, green beans, zucchini, but doesn't care for cucumbers. Non-starchy veggies are good for dogs.
Too many might cause loose bowels, so I only gave her 4-5 at a time. I think it's just the leaves that contain a mild toxin.
Esme answered on 12/29/10. Helpful? / 0