No. Red licorice is not actually flavored with the licorice plant, which can be dangerous for dogs in high does. However, even in the absence of toxic ingredients, heavy consumption of sugar isn’t good for dogs due to the risk of tooth decay, obesity, and diabetes. Also, candy wrappers are also dangerous as they can cause bowel obstructions. Call your vet immediately if you see any of the following symptoms.
Symptoms to Watch For
- Abdominal pain
- Difficulty passing stool
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