Yes. Flies can provide a nice game of catch for some dogs, and they’re plenty safe to eat. Stinging insects, on the other hand, can “bite back” if bitten, causing irritation and swelling—or worse if a dog is allergic. But flies pose no threat to your pet.
Do they taste good? Hmmm. We’ll leave that up to your dog to decide.
For More Information
We have a number of articles on what’s safe and dangerous for dogs to eat. You might also be interested in “Can My Dog Eat Insects?”
The information provided in this article is not a substitute for professional veterinary help.