Can my dog eat Fennel?

By Julie •  Updated: 11/04/19 •  1 min read
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Can my dog eat Fennel? Dogs can eat


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Fennel, also called finocchio, is an herb in the carrot family. It’s a plant that originated around the Mediterranean but is now commonly grown around the world. Finocchio leaves, stem and bulb are edible and can be used in many types of recipes. This plant is high in vitamins A & C, folate, potassium, manganese, copper and more.

Can my dog eat fennel? Yes—you can give fennel to your dog. You can give him fennel seeds or add cooked fennel to his regular dog food. Can my puppy eat fennel? Yes, your puppy can also eat fennel. What do watch for if puppy or dog ate too much fennel? Too much fennel can lead to digestive issues and some dogs are allergic to fennel. After your dog or puppy eats fennel, be sure to watch for signs of an allergic reaction or tummy/digestive problems.

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Julie is a graduate of the University of North Carolina, Wilmington, where she studied Animal science. Though contrary to the opinion of her parents she was meant to study pharmacy, but she was in love with animals especially cats. Julie currently works in an animal research institute (NGO) in California and loves spending quality time with her little cat. She has the passion for making research about animals, how they survive, their way of life among others and publishes it. Julie is also happily married with two kids.

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