Maybe. Cinnamon is non-toxic to dogs according to the ASPCA. In small amounts it is perfectly safe and may even offer health benefits, but in large quantities it may irritate the mouth or stomach, cause low blood sugar or even liver disease. Inhaling cinnamon may irritate dogs’ lungs and cause coughing, choking or difficulty breathing. If you believe your dog has eaten a large quantity of cinnamon powder, sticks or essential oil, monitor for the following symptoms and be sure to call your vet.
Symptoms to Watch For
- Rapid heart rate
- Sores in the mouth
- Difficulty breathing
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The information provided in this article is not a substitute for professional veterinary help.