Good Nuts For Dogs
Peanuts: raw or roasted, removed from their shells, and unsalted, peanuts are safe for dogs. Dogs don’t tend to experience peanut allergies as frequently or as violently as humans do, but those allergies do exist.
Cashews: Dogs can eat cashews as an occasional treat, however eating too much can cause stomach pain. Make sure they are also cooked or roasted, due to raw cashews nuts contain a toxin which is eliminated through high-temperature.
Hazelnuts: Dogs can eat hazelnuts as they are not toxic to them. But, if you have a small dog, a hazelnut could pose a choking risk or could cause an intestinal obstruction.
Bad Nuts For Dogs
Almonds: Dogs love the taste of almonds. While not toxic, almonds are not easily digested can give your dog an upset stomach and create gastric intestinal distress.
Walnuts: Walnuts contain a toxin named tremorgenic mycotoxins can cause seizures.
Macadamia nuts: Are very rich in fat which can give your dog a major upset stomach and may cause pancreatitis. In addition, these nuts are reported to contain an unknown toxic principle that may result in neurological symptoms. They are also part of the grape family
Pecans: Contains the toxin juglone that can cause laminitis in horses. Feeding dogs pecans can cause gastric intestinal upset or an obstruction.
Pistachios: Rich in fat and can cause your dog to develop an upset stomach. In addition, repetitive eating of pistachios can cause pancreatitis in your dog.
Hickory Nuts: They contain the toxin juglone that can cause laminitis in horses. Eating hickory nuts can cause gastric intestinal upset or an intestinal obstruction.