Can my dog eat Watercress?

By Kyoko •  Updated: 11/24/19 •  1 min read
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Can my dog eat Watercress? Not safe for dogs to eat

 

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Watercress, also known as Nasturtium officinale, that’s actually a water plant, which shouldn’t be confused with the nasturtiums that grow in your backyard. Watercress is native to Europe and Asia and has been used as a human food source for centuries. The plant is related to mustard, radish and wasabi. Watercress is an excellent source of vitamin C, iron, folate, vitamins A, B6, B12 and several minerals. It’s used in a variety of ways including raw in salads.

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Can my dog eat watercress? Can my puppy eat watercress? No, watercress is toxic to dogs. These plants can cause kidney and thyroid damage in dogs. What if my dog ate watercress? If he only eats a little bit of watercress, he’ll be OK but may experience some nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. If he ate a large amount these symptoms will be worse. So, don’t serve watercress to your fur baby. There are many other veggies available for him that are safe and will benefit his health.

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Kyoko is from a family of 3 and moved to New York with her parents and siblings when she was 13. Kyoko is fond of spending a great amount of time with pets, specifically her beagle Luna and cat Missy. Her boyfriend often complains that she spends too much time giving attention to their animals. Kyoko has written dozens of articles concerning pets and is aiming at owning a pet shop one day!

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